Hui-Min Chang

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BACKGROUND Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (TMP/SMX) is currently the most effective therapeutic agent for Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia (PJP) in patients with AIDS. The major drawback is the frequent occurrence of adverse reactions (ADRs).The current study was designed to determine the frequency and risk factors for TMP/SMX-related ADRs among patients(More)
Clopidogrel is approved for reduction of atherothrombotic events in patients with cardiovascular (CV) and cerebrovascular disease. Dual antiplatelet therapy with aspirin and clopidogrel decreases the risk of major adverse cardiac events after acute coronary syndrome or percutaneous coronary intervention, compared with aspirin alone. Due to concern about(More)
Noncirrhotic portal hypertension (NCPH) has recently been reported as a liver complication in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients and has been found to be associated with exposure to didanosine. Here, we describe the case of an HIV-infected patient with portal hypertension who initially presented with massive ascites and portal vein(More)
BACKGROUND Whether the non-inferior efficacy and safety results of switching virologically suppressed HIV-1-infected patients from nevirapine immediate-release (NVP-IR) to NVP extended-release (NVP-XR) demonstrated in the TRANxITION study conducted in Europe and North America are also applicable to virologically suppressed HIV-infected Taiwanese patients(More)
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