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Taking Dapsone With Hiv Meds

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AIDS InfoNet

Dapsone (Avlosulfon)

... What Is Dapsone? Why Do People With HIV Take Dapsone? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Dapsone Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Dapsone React With Other Drugs? What Is Dapsone? Dapsone is an antibiotic drug. It is
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Dapsone & Septrin

Hello,My current Cd4 count is around 174 and I have recently been taking Dapsone for 10 day just to prevent pcp before I start my anti-HIV medication in a few days. I have previously taken Septrin which I had a nasty rash and also have just had a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...had a "nasty rash" as a result of taking Septra and Dapsone does not mean you will have a similar reaction to your anti-HIV meds, as these are very different compounds. Talk to your HIV specialist about your concerns. You can also learn about... Read more »

sulfa allergy and emtriva

I was told that since my daughter has an allergy to sulfa medication that she would most likley not be able to take trizavir because of the rash, but now she is on emtriva and has had a reaction with fever and hives, vominting and the shakes, her...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...because it is so severe). One thought, if your daughter had a sulfa reaction, was she given a substitute for bactrim, such as dapsone? If so the dapsone would be a prime candidate. You should go over the entire list of meds your daughter is... Read more »

Expiratioin of Dapsone

Greetings again doc. Thanks for all your help in the past questions I've had. Ok, so I had to go off of my HAART, Truvada and Lexiva because of stomach issues, but that has been resolved thankfully. CD4's are in the 100's and VL of 30,000. Question...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,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 »

Marivoric

I found out I have a highly resistant Hiv strain. I am on Truvada, Prezista, Norvir, Intelence. Plus I take Dapsone, allergic to the generic form of Bactrim. I am also having a Trophile blood draw to see if I am eligible for Marivoric. Is this a...
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
...has good activity against your virus strain. The regimenyou are currently receiving includes medications from 3 classes of HIV meds. There are still other options available including issentress, fuzeon, and maraviroc, if the current regimen is... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

Videx EC

...make it useful as an add-on drug for patients in deep salvage who have developed resistance and burned through all the other meds. -- Jeff Taylor Got a comment on this article? Write to us at publications@tpan.com . Read more »
The Well Project

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 »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...drugs or alcohol to make their problems go away. If you feel 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... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Anemia? Anemia and HIV What Causes Anemia? Diagnosis and Treatment Taking Care of Yourself What Is Anemia? Anemia is a medical problem Read more »
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GINSENG and other antioident

Posted by AaronK, 2 Replies
...I dont wanna mix meds but can red panax ginseng be mixed with norvir, truvada and presita, dapsone? ... i heard that it makes people on antidepression Read more »

Not good test results...

Posted by BeerMe30, 2 Replies
...for error. Hopefully my HIV doesn't become resistant to the meds. I am taking Truvada, Intelence, Norvir and Prezista plus Dapsone. I need to go back for a blood draw to see if I am able to take a new medication available. If it weren't for... Read more »

Cost of Meds

Posted by Doyle, 6 Replies
...Just curious as to how much Hiv meds cost. I get mine free but was curious as to where i could find a list of the meds and the price of them. Read more »

need some help

Posted by bstnguy25, 2 Replies
...viral load is about 1.492 and CD 4 around 34 % of CD 3 and 349 uL is that a good number? anyone of you think i should start on meds? the doctor assistant told me that i shouldnt be on med since my viral load is 1.492. I need a better... Read more »