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Hiv Bactrim Single Strength

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AIDS InfoNet

Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole, Cotrimoxazole

...What Are the Side Effects? How Does TMP/SMX React With Other Drugs? What Is TMP/SMX? TMP/SMX is combination of two antibiotic drugs: trimethoprim andsulfamethoxazole. It is also known as cotrimoxazole. It is soldas Bactrim® (manufactured by Roche) or Septra® (byMonarch Pharmaceuticals). TMP/SMX is sold under many other namesin different parts of the world. Antibiotics fight infections caused by bacteria. TMP/SMX is alsoused to...
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thought/treated for pcp

Hello Dr. Ben.Several years ago I when I lived in Junction, I was one of your patients. I am now presently living in Europe. Once in Europe, I put off getting a HIV specialist. I have finally gotten one, and my numbers are not good. VL 20,000...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...symptoms, it appears that you've had good testing to rule out Pneumocystis as a cause, for this reason, continuing on the high-dose Bactrim (TMP-SMX) probably isn't warranted (and actually can be associated with some toxicity). I do agree that... Read more »

PCP Prophylaxis Question

have a question about starting prophylaxis for OIs. My boyfriend was diagnosed HIV positive at the end of November 2009. We received his lab results back last week, & his CD4 was 75; his viral load was 136,000. His ID doctor started him on...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...pneumocystic pneumonia is recommended for all persons with CD4 counts less than 200 (or with a clinical diagnosis of AIDS). Bactrim (trimethoprim/sulfa, or it's alternative, dapsone) is inexpensive (generic) and usually very well tolerated. ... Read more »

Everything pointing to HIV #2

Dr. Bob,Im not just experiencing neck discomfort. The discomfort is also happening around my ears, collarbone area, head, and shoulders constantly. Im having a hard time believing its just anxiety. I have had anxiety before and never felt this way....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...opinion won't change.Stop driving yourself nuts and get tested. You'll be glad you did. I promise.Dr. BobEverything pointing to HIV #2May 21, 2010Dr. Bob,I know I should get tested. The reason I havnt yet is because I know when I test and Im... Read more »

Everything pointing to HIV #2

Dr. Bob,I know I should get tested. The reason I havnt yet is because I know when I test and Im positive I dont know how I will tell my husband or family. I will have no friends. My life will pretty much be over. The only thing I will have left is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...few days it wasnt going away so I went to doctors did a pee sample and they said it was a slight bladder infection so I took bactrim. After I had been on bactrim for 2 or 3 days I got this horrible rash on both sides of both ankles. It was really... Read more »
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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Optimizing PCP Therapy

...ever conducted for PCP prevention, comparing the safety and efficacy of daily versus thrice-weekly double strength TMP/SMX in HIV-infected patients at high risk for PCP (presented at ICAAC as poster I-146). The goal of the study was to evaluate... Read more »
The Body

Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...just celebrate my life and beat it. That was my choice." Click here to read or listen to how other people disclosed their HIV status. D'Jaun Black Diagnosed in 2004 "Being HIV positive has been the greatest adventure I've ever... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes

...triglycerides. Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted and potentially unhealthy changes in HIV+ people including: Body shape changes Lipohypertrophy: Fat gain in... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...triglycerides. Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted and potentially unhealthy changes in HIV+ people including: Body shape changes Lipohypertrophy: Fat gain in... Read more »
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hiv stories

Posted by Anonymous
...AVERT.ORGAVERT is an international AIDS charity avert.org - bringing you information on HIV & AIDShome about AVERT donate here contact us help & advice site guide Africa Countries & Regions Education Gay & Lesbian Read more »

Taking charge of your life

Posted by Anonymous, 16 Replies
...having some beautiful babies with this man i love and to make them proud. Now i am not sure what to do with myself. I hear that hiv is not a death sentence, some will even go as far to say i will probally die of something else if i grad the... Read more »

my intro

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Hello this is first time on this board and i just want to intorduce myself, I am a 31 year old north carolinan and i am HIV positive. I was diagnosed in July of 2005. I lost over 50 pounds in a course of a few weeks later to find out that I... Read more »

single man looking to meet single women HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...hello ladies: i am single male living in chicago. i want to meet single women. i prefer meeting women of color. i would love to chat to know first. Read more »