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AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

... What Is Fluconazole? Why Do People With HIV Take It? What About Drug Resistance? How Is It Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It React With Other Drugs? What Is Fluconazole? Fluconazole is an antifungal drug. In the
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Drug Interaction-Cipro

is it safe to take Cipro while also taking Combivir and Viracept and Diflucan?if so, are there other antibiotics substitute Cipro?I am allegicto pennicilenSTEVE
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...There are no significant drug-drug interactions between ciprofloxacin (Cipro) and ZDV, 3TC, nelfinavir or fluconazole. BY Read more »

Oral Anti Fungals and HAART.

Does Difucan interact negatively with Truvada and/or Isentress? Aside from that, would Difucan be a good choice for someone with a fungal ear infection? Any newer better choices for that type of infection available?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello,There aren't any significant interactions between fluconazole (Diflucan) and tenfovir/FTC (Truvada) or raltegravir (Isentress).As for the best treatments for fungal ear Read more »

Prophylaxis Fatigue and Confusion

Hi Dr. I have a question concerning the use of prophylaxis. I've been HIV+ for 9 years and off meds with cd4 of 24 at 4%. I have finally committed to treatment again after my last course of 2+ years of truvada*boosted Reyataz never achieved full...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The risk for opportunistic infections may be lower than the CD4 count might suggest for persons on effective HIV meds so the first priority should be to achieve full suppression of HIV levels. PCP is often the highest priority but you are sulfa... Read more »

tongue fungus and others

dear doctor, i wrote you on 18 feb regarding my VL=49000, CD4=150 and =8.8. i am taking tenofovir, 3TC and efavirenz evening. Bactrim and flucozole in the morning. my tongue still with fungus (white). how to treat it? I took flucozole for 2...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your follow up.You indeed have AIDS with a CD4 count below 200. If after 2 months of fluconazole, you still have white lesions on the tongue, your symptoms deserve more evaluation. Either it's not thrush- most likely- or Read more »
Articles
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Intelence (Etravirine) Label Revised to Include New Drug-Drug Interaction Information

...between etravirine and fluconazole, voriconazole, lopinavir/ritonavir tablets and clopidogrel. The major changes to Section 7 Drug Interactions are summarized below. In additon the magnitude of the interaction for etravirine in the presence of... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Reyataz (Atazanavir) Package Insert Revisions

...drug-drug interaction studies with acetaminophen famotidine, fluconazole, and omperazole (See Clinical Pharmacology: Table 4: Drug Interactions: Pharmacokinetic Parameters for Atazanavir in the Presence of C administered Drugs and Table 5: Drug... Read more »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...Contents Cause Diagnosis Treatment Antifungal Drugs and Pregnancy Side Effects The Problem of Antifungal Resistance Drug Interactions Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Chart for Treating Candidiasis Candidiasis is a... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting. Individuals should tell a doctor if these side effects continue or are bothersome. Drug and Food Interactions A doctor should be notified of any other medications being taken, including prescription,... Read more »
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Itchy skin rash from sun and meds?

Posted by DJones, 4 Replies
...I have been on Fluconazole, Acyclovir and Atripla for about 6 months. I noticed problems with a terrible itchy skin rash when I was in the sun when the Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...opportunistic infections. These drugs include * Foscarnet and ganciclovir to treat CMV (cytomegalovirus) eye infections * Fluconazole to treat yeast and other fungal infections * TMP/SMX (trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole) or pentamidine... Read more »