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Pcp Treatment

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PCP treatment and prognosis

Dear Dr. Gallant, A friend of mine is in the hospital with PCP. He has had AIDS for a few years, and his T-cell count iscertainly below 200. While he looked awful the first day or so--his skin was positively gray, and he had troublebreathing--by the...
Joel Gallant, M.D.

Response from Joel Gallant, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
...PCP is considered to be a curable disease, although after the 21 days of therapyare finished, it's still necessary to take medications Read more »

Treatment of pcp

Hi! I am a doctor working in a rural hospital in south africa.i am would like to know if there is... Read more »

treatment of pcp

You are a wonderful person.... saw you at the conferenve in Costa mesa a few months ago... My bf... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Pneumocystis Pneumonia (PCP)

...prevent PCP is to use strong ART. People who have less than 200 CD4 cells can prevent PCP by taking the same medications used for PCP treatment. Another way to reduce the risk of PCP is not to smoke, or to stop smoking. HIV-positive smokers... Read more »
The Body PRO

Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia: What's New in the Era of Combination Antiretroviral Therapies and Protease Inhibitors?

...Despite the fact that the incidence and prevalence of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) among AIDS patients has declined over the years, due tothe widespreaduse of prophylaxis, it remains an important cause of morbidity Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

You Can Prevent Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia in Children

... PCP is the most common opportunistic infection among children with HIV infection. It can be fatal. PCP can be prevented. Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Optimizing PCP Therapy

... Much needed research to determine the best prophylactic regimen for Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia has been on going in the form of clinical trials. In the past few months, two important conferences, the Interscience Conference Read more »
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Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia (PCP)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello all. Does anyone know of any newer meds for the prevention of another episode PCP? I have tried with fail: Bactrim (allergic to sulfa), Dapsone (causes severe rashs), Pentamidine (if anyone has ever used it Read more »

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. She was Read more »

PCP

Posted by Anonym, 2 Replies
...What are the symptoms of PCP...if you have been through it please let me know..thanks Read more »

Untreated PCP

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...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, or even tell me what to tell him... Read more »