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Toxoplasmosis Therapy

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alternative prevention therapy for toxoplasmosis

Four years ago I had toxoplasmosis and have been on sulfadiazine, daraprim and leucorvin calcium maintenance therapy ever since. Recently I have developed a reaction to the sulfa drug. Are there any alternative prevention meds I can take. My t-cell...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Yes, there is an alternative drug, clindamycin, that is used with pyrimethamine (Daraprim) and leukovorin. It may be possible for you to stop chronic maintenance (secondary prophylaxis) entirely, although most of the data that support this come... Read more »

toxoplasmosis and starting HIV treatment

I have just been diagnosed with toxo and HIV.My CD4 count is 5.Yet they tell me I cant start... Read more »

toxoplasmosis treatment

I would like to know which is the actual treatment of cerebral toxoplasmosis and how long is it? Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Toxoplasmosis

... What Is Toxoplasmosis? How Is Toxo Treated? How Do I Choose a Treatment for Toxo? Can Toxo Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Toxoplasmosis? Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

OI Update: Toxoplasmosis

...Hopkins, the rate of toxoplasma infections fell 75% following the widespread adoption of protease-inhibitor-containing multidrug therapies ( 1 ). Similar but less dramatic reductions were also seen in cohorts in New Orleans and in France ( 19, 20... Read more »
InfoRed SIDA

Toxoplasmosis

... ¿Qué Es la Toxoplasmosis¿ ¿Cómo Se Trata la Toxoplasmosis? ¿Cómo Elijo un Tratamiento Para la Toxoplasmosis? ¿Se Puede Prevenir la Toxoplasmosis? Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Progressive Multifocal Leucoencephalopathy (PML)

...PML, although several treatments may be helpful. Any treatment must be started as early as possible. Combination antiretroviral therapy (ART) may slow the progress of PML. Read more »
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Toxoplasmosis

Posted by Anonymous
...Just wondering if any of you have had, or known others who have had, toxoplasmosis. can you give me some information regarding long term effects in advanced infections?? Thank you soooo much! My email address Read more »

HIV / AIDS DOCS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...discussed these opportunities and I decided to work here. How has HIV medicine changed since the arrival of antiretroviral therapies? Suprunenko: New therapies give hope. It's easier now because of hope. The biggest success is the good... Read more »

Untreated PCP

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi, I have a friend who has made it known that he is refusing any further medical treatment. He has recently been diagnosed with PCP. Knowing that untreated PCP is a one way street, can anyone tell me what to expect, Read more »

wasting

Posted by trnyack, 2 Replies
I was first diagnosed in May of 2001 when My Vl was 750,000 and my cd4 was 42, since then I have been taking a cocktail of Viracept, Epivir, Zerit, and Bactrim, My weight has dropped from around 160 lbs to just over 120, I am nioticing veins bulging... Read more »