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Rifampin For Hiv Positive

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HIV Meds or Rifampin

Last year I was hospitalized five times with MRSA infection. I had abscesses with cellulitis each time. I was resistent to Doxycyclene and allergic to sulfa. For the first three visits, which happened in a five month period of time, I wasn't...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Rifampin is often active against MRSA and would generally be more likely to have cleared up the MRSA problem then the antiretroviral medications Read more »

Any good treatment in Indonesia?

hi i just get diagnostic with hiv 3 month ago and i'm 21 years know any great doctor... Read more »


I have been HIV pos for 7 years. Recently I developed a nasty staph infection (maybe CA- MRSA) I... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Adding HIV Protease Inhibitors to Rifampin Leads to Adverse Effects

... Mixing the TB antibiotic rifampin with a protease inhibitor combination, ritonavir-boosted atazanavir, could cause hepatotoxicity and gastrointestinal intolerance Read more »

An Overview of Rifampin (Rifadin, Rimactane)

...Rimactane, Rifadin Other Name(s): Rifampicin, Rifampicina, Rifamycin AMP Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs Rifampin, also known as Rifadin or Rimactane, belongs to the class of medicines called antimycobacterials.... Read more »
The Well Project


...Active Disease Treatment of active TB requires combination therapy. The usual regimen is: Isoniazid Rifampin (also known as rifampicin, Rifadin, or Rimactane) Pyrazinamide Either Myambutol (ethambutol) or streptomycin These four drugs... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...(Myambutol®): nausea, vomiting, vision problems. Rifabutin (Mycobutin®): rashes, nausea, anemia. Many drug interactions. Rifampin (Rifampicin®, Rifadin®, Rimactane®): fever, chills, muscle or bone pain; can turn urine, sweat, and... Read more »
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I am HIV positive, I tested positive a year ago.

Posted by DELRAELADAMSCH, 1 Reply
... Hello I am HIV Positive and I have been taking the necessary medication and I tested positive a year ago. Read more »

It'z HIV positive so look 4 the positive side

Posted by lilmisskathy
...things dont go the way there supost to bt we learn to get over it things happen 4 a reson i dont blame my real mom for given me HIV in fact I love her for it ... itz made me who i am its apart of me.. it might not be good bt thatz why i take... Read more »

Yahoo group for Artists who are HIV positive

Posted by JohnCarlos
...Here is a Yahoo group for artists who are HIV positive: All levels of experience are welcomed. Read more »

HIV Positive Doctors and Medical Students

Posted by JumptheHorizon, 4 Replies
...Hi everyone, I have good reason to be worried that I have HIV, and am waiting the time to be retested (first was negative, which was about one month after I think I could have been infected, Read more »