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Cryptococcal Meningitis & HIV/AIDS


Preferred Therapy and Duration
Recommendation from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Acute infection (induction therapy)

  • Amphotericin B deoxycholate 0.7 mg/kg body weight IV QD and/or flucytosine 25 mg/kg PO QID for 2 weeks (AI); or
  • Liposomal Amphotericin B 4 mg/kg IV QD and/or flucytosine 25 mg/kg PO QID for 2 weeks (AI)

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Overview
Treatment