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Fluconazole Side Effects

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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 US, its brand name is DiflucanĀ®. It is sold under many different names in other parts of the world. Antifungals fight
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On Sustiva/Truvada Combo Side effects differing

Hello! I have been on Sustiva and Truvada for a month and a half now and am still experiencing side effects that sometimes impair my speech, balance and at times can be quite hallucinatory. I've even shone signs compulsive obssesive behaviors...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...If these side effects have been lessening with time it may turn out that they completely resolve. Are you taking the Sustiva at bedtime? If not, this Read more »

Strange altering side effects

Hello...I was diagnosed in December (27th) 2006 HIV positive with a cd4 count of 44. My doctor put me on the standard prophylexis (sp?) while my blood work was going thru to determine if i had hep b. The results came back negative for hep b and so...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Your description sounds most like Sustiva-related central nervous side effects which can persist beyond the first month in a subset of patients (? > 10%). If simple anti-anxiety medications don't work (such Read more »

vertigo and hiv without meds

Im 39, male, fit, been poz for 3 years. Last month my CD=180 (first time below 200) VL=80,000 so my Doc advised me to go on meds. However, I wanted to wait because Im going away for two weeks in July. She put me on Septra and fluconazole. I had...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
For many patients vertigo/tinnitus has an unclear origin. Since those complaints are seen in the general population it is often unclear what if any the connection is to HIV infection. I have had several patients whose symptoms improved after... Read more »

cryptococcal

dear sir,your suggesen is cryptococcal fungal infection treatment is okbut please give me suggesen of cryptococcal fungal infection s medicines and treatmentplease sand me treatment and medicines namethanksfrom india
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...this infection. This should only be done by an experienced physician who knows how to treat these infections and manage side effects associated with the medications. Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...Contraindications Individuals should tell a doctor about any medical problems before using this medicine. Possible Side Effects Along with its desired effects, fluconazole may cause some unwanted effects. Such adverse effects include fever... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Cryptococcal Meningitis

...very strong drug. It is given as an injection or a slow intravenous (IV) infusion. Both of these drugs can have serious side effects. Side effects can be reduced by taking Advil or Tylenol a half hour before taking the drug. In a newer form of... Read more »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

... Table of 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 Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...health care providers prefer to use local treatment first. It puts the medication directly where it is needed. It has fewer side effects than a systemic treatment. Also, there is less risk of candida becoming resistant to the medications. The... 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 »

Skin Rash

Posted by DJones, 8 Replies
...I have been on Atripla since January. I am also on Fluconazole and Acyclovir. In the last month I have developed a skin rash where the sun seems to hit my skin on my back of my neck where Read more »

Isentress & Side Effects

Posted by design36, 3 Replies
...I have been taking Isentress for about a month...Adnormal dreams, Insomnia, Excessive fatique have been side effects and seem to be ones for a lot of people. Does anyone have experience with this drug? Did the side effects get better? How long Read more »

Manana visitare a Dr. Steve Natterstadd.

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
El Jueves, maana visitare al Dr. Steve Nattersatd de TheBody. Vivo a una hora de su oficina. Algunas preguntas que sugieren le haga? Diganme que quieren que le pregunte, para hacer valer la pena los 100 a 200 dolares que me ira a cobrar. Tengo... Read more »