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AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...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 Diflucan®. It is sold under many different names in other parts of the world. Antifungals fight infections caused by different kinds of fungus. Fluconazole fights opportunistic infections in people with HIV. Pfizer...
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Chemo Patient Needs Help Too

Doctor,Your knowledge of oral care and this web site have truly been a breath of fresh air for me. Although I'm not an AID's patient, I am currently receiving chemotherapy for breast cancer, and it seems we have much in common. I'm 36, by the way.I...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...Dear Isabella:What you are describing could very well be intrinsic resistance to fluconazole (Diflucan). In other words, you may be presenting with a species of Candida or a strain of Candida albicans that does not respond to this Read more »

Thrush/Weight Loss

I recently developed thrush in my mouth. The symptoms I had were very much sismilar to indigestion. I had loss of appetitie, fatigued, and drastic weight loss. My doctor has given me a prescription for Diflucan 100mg and I see that the thrush is...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Oral thrush is often a sign of a damaged immune system. Hopefully you are seeing an HIV specialist who can assess the status of your immune system (CD4 count) and viral level as well as do a general exam and assessment (such as looking for other... Read more »

Post-Nasal Drip and Coated Tongue

My question is two-fold. I have excess post-nasal drip. Since I not a "spitter," I continually try to swallow is back. Is there are suggested treatment to reduce the amount and thickness of the mucus caused by this condition? Will gargling with...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...Coated tongueis not a fungal overgrowth as is the case with candidiasis (thrush), which explains why Mycelex troches and Diflucan have not been helpful. I would very strongly recommend against using antifungal therapy as a means of addressing... Read more »

Regimen adherence and Diflucan use

Dear Dr.: I'm taking Combivir and Sustiva. My morning dose of Combivir is 10:30'ish and my nighttime version of Combivir and Sustiva is also 10:30'ish. Occasionally, when the morning dose is due, I'm in a meeting at work, etc., and am not able to...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
...Regarding the lesions on your tongue, it may be oral hairy leukoplakia (OHL), not thrush. That may explain the failure to respond to Diflucan. If you have not had significant improvement with 6 weeks of Diflucan treatment, your doctor needs to... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Fluconazole (Diflucan)

... floo-KOE-na-zole Brand Name: Diflucan Other Name(s): Fluconazol, UK-49858 Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs Fluconazole, also known as Diflucan, Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...(Spectazole). Creams containing a steroid should not be used for children under 12. Some creams can be bought over the counter and as a prescription. Over-the-counter products are usually labeled for treating athlete's foot or jock itch. ... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...bacteria). The medications used to fight Candida are anti-fungal drugs called "azoles." Examples are Nizoral (ketoconazole), Diflucan (fluconazole), or Sporanox (itraconazole). Azoles should not be used in pregnant women . In addition, many... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...don't finish the full course of treatment Treatments include: Over-the-counter creams like Monistat or Gyne-Lotrimin or prescription anti-fungal creams (HIV-positive women often need longer courses of treatment) Prescription oral antifungal... Read more »
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Una Test Mas a los 11 meses.

Posted by LaVIHda, 7 Replies
Cre que lo haba olvidado yo mismo di consejos que con tres meses era suficiente pero los miedos otra ves volvieron y estn mas presentes que nunca, segn ese dato que se dio ac en TheBody, las personas como yo que aun siguen con los sntomas (dolor en... Read more »

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Posted by karlos21, 3 Replies
Hola muy buenos dias les escirbo porque estoy ya casi al borde del colapso tuve una relacion de riesgo hace 7 semanas fue sexo anal yo como receptor y pues no ternmino totalmente dentro de mi mas no se cuanto pudo quedarse dentro despues me hize un... Read more »