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Taking Azithromycin When You're Hiv Positive

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Azithromycin (Zithromax)

What Is Azithromycin? Azithromycin is an antibiotic drug. In the US, its brand name is Zithromax. It is sold under many other brand names in other countries, including Ultreon. Antibiotics fight infections caused by bacteria. Azithromycin is used to fight opportunistic infections in people with HIV. Pfizer and Mack-Illert manufacture it. Why Do People With HIV Take Azithromycin? Azithromycin is used for mild or moderate bacterial infections....
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Azithromycin

Hi Dr. Bob,Recently I took a Home Access Hiv Antibody Test. I came out negative but I just had a quick question. Six days prior to the test I started taking Azithromycin for the flu. Would the Azithromycin affect the outcome of my HIV test? In...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,As I have mentioned so many times in the past, the information (or reassurance) you are waiting for was already waiting for you in the archives! See below! Gentle readers; please remember to check the archives!!! (You'll be glad you did!)Dr.... Read more »

watery stool after taking azithromycin

I have been to the GU clinic today and was treated for NSU. i was given 4 tablets of Azithromycin single dose. After an hour, I took a bit of food then had watery stool. Is that normal? I'm a bit worried the medicine just passed through me and...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-I would not worry - it is not uncommon to have GI symptoms (nausea or diarrhea) after taking azithromycin. Take care,LHW... Read more »

can i continue taking alcohol when am hiv positive

alcohol and HIV,and i continue...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
This is really a medical issue that I'm not qualified to answer. You should ask this of a doctor. Clearly, you don't want to abuse alcohol, or use it to the degree that it impairs your ability to protect yourself and others. Jacques... Read more »

HIV POSITIVE WITHOUT EVER TAKING MEDS

I was diagnoised 12 years ago with HIV,and to this day I have never been on any medications. I've never been sick from this disease. I would like to know if there is a possibility that my results might be a false positve....
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.Your story is uncommon, but not unheard of.If there's any doubt about your diagnosis, a simple follow up ELISA test with a vira load test should confirm things. BY... Read more »
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