Ketoconazole is expensive, therefore only limited supplies should
be considered and only if there are enforceable criteria for its use.
The appropriate use of anti-depressant medicine should be considered
in situations where clinical depression is diagnosed.
Given the possibility of overdose, tricyclics should perhaps be prescribed
only in 5 or less at a time and by a physician.
The use of anxiolytics (Diazepan -Benzodiazepine family) may also
be considered for temporary management of severe anxiety reactions
where respiration is not impaired (e. g., pneumocystis carinii pneumonia).
WHO Model Prescribing -- Drugs used in HIV Infections, WHO/ EDM 1999.
Standard treatments and essential drugs for HIV-related conditions
WHO/ DAP Dec. 1997. UNAIDS Technical Update "Access to drugs" October