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Sulfamethoxazole And Hiv

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hi my question is, if i have hiv can i take sulfameth/trimethoprim?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim (Bactrim/Septra) is a commonly used antimicrobial in HIV+ patients. It is effective at preventing and treating PCP Read more »

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Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole, Cotrimoxazole

...Does TMP/SMX React With Other Drugs? What Is TMP/SMX? TMP/SMX is combination of two antibiotic drugs: trimethoprim andsulfamethoxazole. It is also known as cotrimoxazole. It is soldas Bactrim┬« (manufactured by Roche) or Septra┬«... Read more »
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An Overview of Sulfamethoxazole-Trimethaprim (Bactrim, Septra, Sulfatrim)

... Cotrimoxazole, Sulfametoxazol - Trimetoprima, TMP-SMX, Trimethoprim Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim, also known as cotrimoxazole, Bactrim, Septra, or SMX-TMP, belongs to the class of medicines... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Pneumocystis Pneumonia (PCP)

...cancer patients with weakened immune systems. In 1985 a small study showed that these drugs would also prevent PCP in people with AIDS. The drugs used to treat PCP include TMP/SMX, dapsone, pentamidine, and atovaquone. TMP/SMX (Bactrim or... Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
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Could it be....

Posted by kel22, 1 Reply
...My boyfriend recently found out that he has a MRSA staph infection. He was given a course of sulfamethoxazole 2x a day for 10 days. He began taking the medication and on day 2 he developed chills. Each day as he was taking the medication Read more »

Im Alone & Scared in NYC

Posted by Chad_NY, 11 Replies
...on Dec 29th, 2008. I was in serious disbelief. I live alone and my family is from the caribbean where there is a fear of HIV/AIDS and they brutally beat gay people or kill them. I have no friends and no one to talk too. I went to get my... Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Exploring: NIAID, NIH, U.S. DHHS March 2005 HIV Infection and AIDS: An Overview INTRODUCTION AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) was first reported in the United States in 1981 and has since Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

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...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »