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Thrush And Biaxin

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Clarithromycin (Biaxin)

...Drug Resistance? How Is Clarithromycin Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Clarithromycin React With Other Drugs? What Is Clarithromycin? Clarithromycin is an antibiotic drug. In the US, its brand name is Biaxin®. In other countries it is known as Klacid and Mavid. Antibiotics fight infections caused by bacteria. Clarithromycin is also used to fight opportunistic infections in people with HIV. Abbott manufactures it. ...
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thrush and antibiotics

dear doctor if someone has a pneumonia as well thrush can that person still use antibiotics? would it not aggravate the thrush? or should such person can take some topical antifungal with antibiotics( biaxin)?thanks
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...A person who has pneumonia and thrush should, of course, go on antibiotic therapy to address the more severe systemic infection. You are correct in the assumption Read more »

What does the future hold??

I guess we'd all like to know the answer to that question, but here's what I mean. I'm 52, diagnosed in February but probably infected long before. Started Truvada/Reyataz/Norvir in May, VL went from 52,000 to undetectable, cd4 from 117 to 295. I...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.It's great to hear that you're "absolutely fine". Actually, yours is not an unusual situation among persons who have access to HIV medications, good doctors and even better adherence.I have a number of patients, like you who... Read more »

Biaxin and STD's

Hello Doc,Just a quick one....I had 2 oral sex encounters 1 year ago and I got tested at the 9 month mark for HIV (mainly just to get it off my mind) then I started thinking about other STD's so my questions are..1)I was on Biaxin for 10 days...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your courses of Biaxin and amoxicillin would cover some STDs, but not all. However, if your encounters were a year ago and you are completely asymptomatic Read more »

Thrush without HIV

Can you get thrush and not be HIV positive?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Yes, but thrush tends to occur only in people who have some type of immune impairment. Read more »
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Candidiasis (Thrush)

... What Is Thrush? Can It Be Prevented? How Is It Treated? Natural Therapies The Bottom Line What Is Thrush? Candidiasis is a common Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...skin lotions or creams. It works against several different types of fungus, including the yeast infection called candidiasis or thrush. Many germs live in our bodies or are common in our surroundings. A healthy immune system can fight them off or... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Invirase

...Invirase's concentrations. No dosage change when taken with Kaletra. Do not take with Tambocor (flecainide), Rythmol (propafenone), Biaxin (clarithromycin), dexamethasone, Cordarone (amiodarone), Versed (midazolam), Halcion (triazolam), Rifadin... Read more »
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Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...(Cipro® or Ciloxan® , see Fact Sheet 531 ): nausea, vomiting, diarrhea; taken as tablets or intravenously. Clarithromycin (Biaxin® , see Fact Sheet 532 ): nausea, headaches, vomiting, diarrhea; taken as capsules or intravenously. Note:... Read more »
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causes for thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...have tested negative for HIV twice in the last 6 months but am not sure if the tests were accurate as I continue to have oral thrush. I know it's thrush because I keep scraping it off and it grows right back, also it looks like all the pictures... Read more »

Sore throat for almost 3 weeks!??!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I've had a sore throat for almost 3 weeks now. I was given biaxin because they said it was a sinus infection. It did help, but now I've taken all there was of that prescription, and my sore throat Read more »

Husband just diagnosed with AIDS

Posted by jillymae06, 8 Replies
...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 thrush for over a year now and his first doctor never suggested an HIV test, just kept treating the thrush. I... Read more »

Question

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...part of April 02 I sad a unprotected sexual encounter with a female. Around Mid June I got a upper respitory infection. I took biaxin and it took a while for it to go away. But the thing that worries me is I got this white stuff on the back of my... Read more »