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Rifampin For Hiv Positive

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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 in TB-HIV co-infected patients, a recent study found. The adverse events occurred when... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Rifampin (Rifadin, Rimactane)

rif-AM-pin Brand Name: Rifampin Other Names: RIF, Rifadin, Rimactane Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs--> What is rifampin? Rifampin is an antibacterial prescription medicine approved by the U.S. Food and Drug... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Efavirenz Dose Increase to 800 mg QD With Rifampin in Patients >50 kg

On 6 January the FDA approved revisions to the efavirenz (Sustiva) package insert to include dosing with efavirenz and rifampin. The Dosage and Administration and Drug Interaction sections of the package insert were updated to include the following:... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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 which generally aren't used if the CD4 count was > 500. KH... Read more »

Atripla with doxycycline, tetracycline, rifampin or streptomycine.

Some years ago, before I got infected, I had Brucellosis, because I work with animals in Mexico, and my doctor gave me these antibiotics. I have read that some medicines have negative effects with Atripla. Now, that I'm HIV+, I don't know...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello thank you for posting from Mexico.I think you're probably putting the cart before the horse. While it's important to bear in mind the possibility of drug interactions it's also important to know that in most cases it's... Read more »

Sustiva and rifampin, hep B too

(sorry about my bad english)I have to begin the treatment, I have TBC (rifampicina, pirazynamida, etambutol and isoniazina), <- about today:45 days doing good, now I have to begin with: Efavirenz (sustiva) and 3tc Complex (AZT + lamivudina), do...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello, there is an interaction between rifampin and Sustiva that should be considered when they are prescribed together. Rifampin will lower the blood levels of Sustiva by about 25% and possibly make it less effective. Rifabutin is similar to... Read more »

I just found out my boyfriend is HIV positive , what do I do? (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

My boyfriend and I have been together about a year and he contracted HIV about two months ago. I love him and I've chosen to stay with him but I am concerned for my own health because I do not have HIV. We have used condoms when we have sex but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'm sorry to hear about your boyfriend's recent HIV diagnosis. Regarding your risk, I suggest you read through the information in the archives of this forum in the chapters dedicated to magnetic couples, HIV-sexual prevention and... Read more »
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