What is used as secondary prophylaxis against histoplasmosis in patients with HIV infection?

Updated: Mar 09, 2021
  • Author: Justin R Hofmann, MD; Chief Editor: John Bartlett, MD  more...
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Similarly, initial treatment for moderate to severely disseminated histoplasmosis consists of liposomal amphotericin B for induction of at least 2 weeks, followed by maintenance therapy consisting of itraconazole 200 mg TID for 3 days and then 200 mg BID for 12 months (AII recommendation).


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