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Coconut oil
Jun 23, 2007

I am starting on Atripla very soon. It is my first time on medication, but I have also read about the benefits of Coconut oil. Is it truly effective when added to medication...or even by itself?

Response from Dr. Young

I don't think that this has been studied; I suppose there could be benefit, but there could be negative interactions too.

In my view, why risk the success of a well studied, peer reviewed and internationally recommended regimen (Atripla) with anything?


Taking Atripla on empty stomach?
How can you sound so confident?

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