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Prednisone therapy is not associated with increased risk of herpetic infections in patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus.


Clin Infect Dis. 1996 Jul;23(1):201-2. Unique Identifier : AIDSLINE

AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections/*ETIOLOGY Chickenpox/ETIOLOGY Cytomegalovirus Infections/ETIOLOGY CD4 Lymphocyte Count Glucocorticoids, Synthetic/*ADVERSE EFFECTS Herpes Simplex/ETIOLOGY Herpes Zoster/ETIOLOGY Herpesviridae Infections/*ETIOLOGY Human HIV Infections/DRUG THERAPY/IMMUNOLOGY Prednisone/*ADVERSE EFFECTS Risk Factors CLINICAL TRIAL CONTROLLED CLINICAL TRIAL JOURNAL ARTICLE


Information in this article was accurate in March 30, 1997. The state of the art may have changed since the publication date. This material is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between you and your doctor. Always discuss treatment options with a doctor who specializes in treating HIV.