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dear doctor
Feb 28, 2008

I have a question ,pls. I am on kaletra+combivir for about 1 year and 3 months but this winter i had pneumonia.. I want to take echinaccea to boost my system also.. Can you, pls tell me if there is any interractions between my meds and echinaccea? Thank you!

Response from Dr. Young

Thanks for your post.

There are no significant drug-drug interactions between your HIV medications and echinacea; I'm not a big believer in benefit from the botanical product.

Here's an overview from on the subject.


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