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CD4 count when you can expect to see Cryptococcus neoformans

< 50

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initial standard treatment for Cryptococcus neoformans

amphotericin B + oral flucytosine
2 weeks

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after initial treatment, whats next for cryptococcal neoformans treatment

fluconazole
8 weeks

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Side effect to worry about with amphotericin B

nephrotoxicity
electrolyte disturbances

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how to treat amphotericin B side effects

pretreat with a) acetaminophen and b) diphenhydramine

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Side effects of flucytosine

bone marrow suppression
gi toxicity

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prophylaxis for cryptococcal neoformans

fluconazole
itraconazole

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treatment of crypto in prego ladies

amphotericin B (category B) and flucytosine (Category C) two weeks --> fluconazole NOT IN FIRST TRIMESTER, after that is okay if b>risk