Taking Dapsone When You're Hiv Positive
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University of North Carolina - Chapel HillI do not think the dapsone is doing anything but would discuss with your doctor. Pneumonia, which damson prevents, can certainly make it difficult to get erections so staying on the medication meanwhile is a good idea.DW... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineDapsone is used in the setting of HIV infecition particlarly for prevention of Pneumocystis pneumonia in persons intolerant to standard sulfa-trimethoprim. A small percent of persons taking dapson develop serious side effects that can include skin... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,There are alternatives to Septra or Dapsone for PCP prophylaxis, including oral Mepron or inhaled pentamidine. That you had a "nasty rash" as a result of taking Septra and Dapsone does not mean you will have a similar reaction to... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,1. I would advise not taking expired medications.2. As you have no history of allergy to Bactrim, I would advise you fill the prescription and take it as directed. The overall risk of drug allergy to Bactrim remains small.3. I agree you need... Read more »
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