|Complera and Spirulina and Chlorella
Oct 23, 2013
I'm wondering if it is okay to take 3-6 grams of spirulina and 6-12 grams of Chlorella while taking Complera? Is it okay to take them close to my normal dosing time, or should I take further apart, and, if so, how far apart? I was an avid "juicer", but it is becoming too difficult to maintain it and I'm look for safe alternatives which also offer higher micronutrient levels.
| Response from Dr. Young
Hello and thanks for posting.
I don't believe that there are any significant drug-drug interactions between your HIV medications and your supplements. That said, I'm a serious doubter of the claims of benefits of much of the so-called alternative medicine industry. For a thoughtful review by a well-respected physician author, take a look at "Do You Believe in Magic" by Dr. Paul Offit.
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