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Mepron For Hiv

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Mepron in pill form - why not?

Due to extreme sulfa sensitivity, I've had to start on GSK's Mepron in place of Septra.My question is this - why isn't it possible for these very smart pharmaceutical engineers to figure out a way to create Mepron in pill form? I...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Sorry to hear about your HIV infection and sulfa allergy.You must be a conspiracy theorist, or haven't done your research completely. Mepron (atovaquone) is a suspension used for prevention of Pneumocystis pneumonia. The liquid formulation... Read more »

Mepron Prophylaxis

I was wondering what longterm complications can arise from a Mepron prophylaxis. When reading the... Read more »

Bad,preventative Mepron rash,,,is it safe to stop with low a 170 C4 countD$ count

I have been recently diagnosed with AIDs and have been taking preventative PCP treatment with... Read more »
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Atovacuona (Mepron)

¿Qué Es Atovacuona? ¿Qué Es la PCP? ¿Qué Es la Toxoplasmosis? ¿Cómo se Usa el Atovacuona? ¿Cuáles Son los Efectos Secundarios? ¿Cómo Interactúa Atovacuona Con Otros Medicamentos? En Pocas Palabras ¿Qué Es Atovacuona?... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Drugs Used to Treat Complications of HIV/AIDS

Brand Name Generic Name Use Manufacturer Name Approval Date Abelcet, Ambisome Amphotericin B, ABLC antifungal for aspergillosis various 20-Nov-95 Bactrim, Septra sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim antiprotozoal antibiotic for ... Read more »
TheBody.com

Rae Lewis-Thornton: A Diva Talks About 25 Years on HIV Meds (Video)

Rae Lewis-Thornton's list of past treatment regimens reads like a history of HIV drug development -- because it is. In the next segment of this multi-part video interview, Rae shares her experiences with "all the nucleosides" -- starting with AZT --... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV-Associated Pneumonias

Epidemiology Risk for HIV-Associated Pneumonias Symptoms Bacterial Pneumonia Pneumocystis Pneumonia Tuberculosis When to Seek Medical Evaluation Medical Evaluation Conclusion Selected Sources Respiratory symptoms, including cough,... Read more »
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MEPRON

Posted by Sunshine87, 1 Reply
MEPRON 750 .... this is what the hospital gave him when he left .. have you heard of this Read more »

PISSED

Posted by Sunshine87, 3 Replies
ok love muffins so my brother Dr.apt is not until the 17th of october as you all know ... as of now he is not on any MEDS for HIV ! he is done with the MEPRON they gave him at the last hospital stay he had NOW HE IS ON NOTHING ! he is have high... Read more »

vitamin ????

Posted by Sunshine87, 6 Replies
hi everyone ... my brother who is HIV+ asked me to take him to the local GNC store he is looking for something to help him get the vitamins he need he is starting to keep some food down but not all... he is going to restroom alot at night and... Read more »

I AM AT WITS END WITH PCP PREVENTION

Posted by southerncharm, 1 Reply
I have used Bactrim only to discover that I'm allergic to sulfabiotics; finding out the hard way was not fun. I switched to Dapsone and within a week I had hives again, at that point I decided to switch doctors because I was also dealing with a... Read more »