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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.

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Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and nice to hear from you.Sorry to hear about the interruption in treatment and decline in CD4s.Fortunately, it sounds like you're back in care and getting better. As for your lung symptoms, it appears Read more »

Refraining from AZT while treating PCP

Dr. Gallant: This Q & A forum is simply wonderful, especially for thefamily members of person with... Read more »

hiv

hi my question is, if i have hiv can i take sulfameth/trimethoprim? Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Pneumocystis Pneumonia (PCP)

... What Is PCP? How Is PCP Treated? Can PCP Be Prevented? Which Drug Is Best? The Bottom Line What Is PCP? Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP or pneumocystis) Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Drug-Resistant PCP Strain Incidence Rises

...rise. In the early days of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, PCP was often the cause of death in people who had AIDS. However, effective treatments such as trimethoprim sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim, Septra) prevented and treated PCP occurrences. Investigators... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Pentamidine

...Drugs? The Bottom Line What Is Pentamidine? Pentamidine (sold as NebuPent, Pentam, and Pentacarinat) is a treatment for pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP). See Fact Sheet 515 for more information on PCP. Pentamidine is normally not the first... Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

Does PCP Prophylaxis Improve Survival in Patients With HIV Infection?

...carinii pneumonia. N Engl J Med 1991; 324: 1079-83. 6 . Leoung et al. Aerosolized pentamidine for prophylaxis against Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia. N Engl J Med 1990; 323: 769-75. 7 . Martin et al. A comparison of the... Read more »
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Fiance in the hospital with PCP

Posted by schedir81, 4 Replies
...Hello, I just brought my girl to the hospital today and she is being treated for pcp. She stopped taking her meds around 3 to four years ago after an incident in her life threw her in complete denial. Read more »

Unused meds..

Posted by franfrog, 5 Replies
...Does anyone know what I can do with the unused meds I had from when I needed to be treated for the PCP? i beleive that was what they were from. There is not that much but if it can help someone else. They are opened Read more »

Untreated PCP

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi, I have a friend who has made it known that he is refusing any further medical treatment. He has recently been diagnosed with PCP. Knowing that untreated PCP is a one way street, can anyone tell me what to expect, Read more »

it is my turn for stpid q's

Posted by daisey6205, 3 Replies
...i have read people talking about pcp and oi's and for lack of sounding stupid, someone please explain what they are. sorry that everyone thought i was so smart, when Read more »