Template:Cryptococcus Meningitis

Meningitis (not AIDs associated)

  • Amphotericin B 0.7-1mg/kg IV q24hrs AND Flucytosine 25mg/kg PO q6hrs x 4 weeks
    • Followed by Fluconazole 400mg PO q24hrs x 8 weeks

Meningitis (with AIDS)

  • Amphotericin B 0.7-1mg/kg IV q24hrs AND Flucytosine 25mg/kg PO q6hrs x 2 weeks
  • Initiation of HAART is delayed by 2 to 10 weeks to minimize the risk of immune reconstitution syndrome