Advertisement
The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
Read Now: TheBodyPRO.com Covers AIDS 2014
   
Ask the Experts About

Choosing Your MedsChoosing Your Meds
           
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
Recent AnswersAsk a Question
  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary


Certain foods, juices, or fruits to not eat with Complera.
Aug 8, 2013

I was just wondering. I know that if you're on high blood pressure medicine they say grapefruit is not allowed and lethal. That it can be critical and possibly cause strokes. I was just wondering is it the same deal with the complera medicine? I eat a Lou of fruits and veggies. (Oranges, nectarines, orange juice, grapes, cantaloupe, pineapples) it may seem like a dumb question but I really had to know Dr.Young. What foods or juices are we not supposed to have along with this' medicine.

Response from Dr. Young

Hi and thanks for posting.

I can't speak to blood pressure meds and lethal interactions, but in high doses grapefruits can cause problems for some medications, including HIV protease inhibitors.

In usual quantities, there aren't any issues with Complera and the fruits and veggies that you've listed. Indeed, the typical American would benefit from eating a lot more fruits and vegetables.

Hope that helps and bon appetit. BY



Previous
can viramune be taken with isentress or something else
Next
Agrippa resistance

  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary

 Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS


 
Advertisement



Q&A TERMS OF USE

This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.

Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.

Review our complete terms of use and copyright notice.

Powered by ExpertViewpoint

Advertisement