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Fluconazole Thrush

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Fluconazole dosage for thrush?

Hello, and thanks for the forum. I hope this question is in the right place. My partner was diagnosed two weeks ago with advanced HIV, CD4 of 60 and a "high" viral load (percentage wasn't provided to us). Daily Bactrim double...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Hello, thanks for your post and questions.1) The fluconazole dose is entirely acceptable. Depending on the patient and circumstances, 100-200 mg once-daily of fluconazole is typically adequate. The duration of treatment seems a little short... Read more »

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Dr. una sola dosis de fluconalzol :Es suficiente para combatir una candidiasis oral ?en una... Read more »

fluconazole-resistant candidiasis

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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... Read more »
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South Africa: Historic "Defiance Campaign" Imports Generic Fluconazole

This week South Africa's Treatment Action Committee (TAC), the major HIV treatment activist group in the country, defied patent laws by importing generic fluconazole from Thailand, where TAC purchased it more than 50 times cheaper than the South... Read more »
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Fluconazol (Diflucan)

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Candidiasis (Thrush)

What Is Thrush? Can It Be Prevented? How Is It Treated? Natural Therapies The Bottom Line What Is Thrush? Candidiasis is a common opportunistic infection in people with HIV. It is an infection caused by a common type of yeast (or fungus)... Read more »
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Just thrush

Posted by wanderingwarrior
So, about 3 weeks ago, I had a major sore throat and the doctor noticed thrush on my tongue. I was given Fluconazole to treat it, one a day for 14 days.

My symptoms cleared and my tongue looked health again.

On day 13, I had a few drinks... Read more »

THRUSH QUESTION...

Posted by WhatDoIDo, 1 Reply
When Oral Thrush is present in true ARS form, does it go away after a few days/weeks? Or is it 100% necessary to get antibiotics to rid of it. Just wondering because of my extremely and unusually white tongue that has been present for some time now.

T... Read more »

resistant thrush

Posted by princealbert, 2 Replies
I've had drug resistant esophogeal thrush in the past, been on amphotericin IV, but was OK for years. Recently, I was diagnosed with esophogeal thrush and microsporidiosis. Has anyone out there had success treating thrush with something other than... Read more »

Night sweats/thrush questions

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is it true that night sweats are a concern only if they are soaking sweats to the point of needing to change sleepwear or bedding? A little moisture on the back of the neck or on the chest in the middle of the night probably would not qualify if... Read more »