An experience of using caspofungin as salvage treatment in the context of pneumocystis pneumonia in a hiv-postive patient with a sulfa allergy, a case report and literature review

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: CHANG, Tsung Wei ('Changhua Christian Medical Foundation Yuanlin Christian Hospital', Pharmacy, Changhua County, China Taiwan)
  • Co-author(s): Tsung Wei Chang: Pharmacy, Yuanlin Christian Hospital, Changhua County, Taiwan, Province of China
    Wen-Jin Tung: Pharmacy, Yuanlin Christian Hospital, Changhua County, Taiwan, Province of China
  • Abstract:

    Methods

    A 34-year-old male with HIV-positive developed adverse effects after using trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole for the pneumocystis pneumonia.Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole was discontinued and we applied to CDC for dapsone to keep the following treatment. Unfortunately, this patient is allergic to dapsone as well, then we chose caspofungin as the

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