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Taking Azithromycin With Hiv Meds

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Azithromycin (Zithromax)

... What Is Azithromycin? Why Do People With HIV Take Azithromycin? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Azithromycin Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Azithromycin React With Other Drugs? What Is Azithromycin? Azithromycin is
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zithromax

I recently have taked zithromax 600mg 2 pills once a week..for the past week I have been having sever stomach aches to the point I thought I was either having a heart attack or something of the such..constipation blood in stool head aches..is the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...a complete history and examination and/or knowledge about a given patient's clinical status including HIV history and other meds in order to assess if the symptoms are likely due to the azithromycin or if some other process is going on. KH Read more »

New HIV/AIDS diagnoses, pneumonia (PCP), please help!

We've heard so many different things so far with the entire host of medical staff in the hospital, primary doctor with no real knowledge of AIDS, and only speaking with social worker otherwise: Brief Hx: Admitted to hospital Nov 1 with severe lung...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...the CD4 count is so suppressed, as his is now. More CD4 cells are the answer here, and that is not going to happen without HIV meds. Read more »

what do i do?

i am taking reyetaz, norvir, bactrum, truvada, azithromycin(once a week) i have been on these for a tear now and i have gained bout 50 pounds. the fat is in my gut thighs and but. i am a alchoholic. i cant seem to quit because i'm scared of dying....
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...and thank you for your post.Weight gain is not uncommon among persons starting on HIV treatment, especially when one starts meds with advanced HIV disease. The fact that you're on Bactrim and Azithromycin indicates to me that you started with... Read more »

Zmax and HIV meds

Hi Dr.BY, i first would like to thank you for answering my previous Q.I recently quit smooking, and i've been experiencing some symptom that i thought it could be Peumonia, so i visited the doctor recently and he said that could be the smooking...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your post and good to hear back from you.There aren't any significant drug-drug interactions between azithromycin (Zmax, Zpack) and your HIV medications. Indeed, 'zithro is routinely recommended for prevention of mycobacterial... Read more »
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Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...that an underlying issue, such as depression or anxiety, causes or adds to your substance use, ask your health care provider or AIDS service agency for a referral to a mental health provider. Depression Can Cause Serious Problems Studies... Read more »
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...Isentress (raltegravir), Kaletra (lopinavir/ritonavir) and Trizivir (AZT/3TC/abacavir), as well as Avelox (moxifloxacin), Zithromax (azithromycin) and Zovirax (acyclovir) for opportunistic infection prevention. My viral load is 450 and my CD4... Read more »
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Itchy skin rash from sun and meds?

Posted by DJones, 4 Replies
...hands and knees and it itches like heck. I am about to go nuts it itches so bad. Anyone else have this problem taking the meds I am on? Has anyone found any relief in any way? I am about to tear my skin off. Any suggestions? Read more »

Husband just diagnosed with AIDS

Posted by jillymae06, 8 Replies
...My husband of 13 years has just been diagnosed with AIDS... we skipped the HIV+ part and went right to full-blown AIDS. I am scared and angry at the same time. He has battled oral Read more »

Treating Chlamydia with Azithromycin

Posted by Anonymous
...the doctor was not sure how long to refrain from having sex with one another. Was wondering if anyone else knew or has been on azithromycin and knows how long we can't have sexual pleasure with each other. Thanks Read more »

taking hiv meds to Russia and Eastern Europe

Posted by Anonymous
...and Eastern Europe this summer. I'm concerned that I might have a problem going through customs in these countries if my HIV meds are spotted. Has anyone taken their HIV meds to these countries? What happened? Any advice? Thanks! Read more »