|Oxandrin and Juven - safe together?
Sep 3, 2000
Dear Drs. Thanks for your time in this very valuable Forum.
A quick and easy question: is it safe to use Oxandrin (the androgenic anabolic steroid) along with Juven [the nutritional supplement consisting of, I think, primarily essential amino acids, HMB (beta-hydroxy-beta-methylbutyrate), L-Arginine and L-Glutamine}?
I am 33, HIV+ male, VL<50 copies, 700+ cd4, on viramune, azt, 3TC, then combivir sucessfully for 3+ years. I had some minor weight loss and have been taking Oxandrin; it works well. My insurance will now cover the Juven as well.
I have tried it, tastes great and with good diet and exercise I am see even more results with lean muscle building.
Cool to use the two together?
Response from Dr. Fisher
I think so. We have used oxandrin in our practice with a variety of dietary supplements including high doses of glutamine without difficulty. Since we do not know for sure whether there might be a problem with oxandrin and juven please let your doc know and monitor your liver function regularly.
Alvan Fisher, M.D.
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