hiv drugs and diet pills
Nov 20, 2013
hi, I am on reyatez, norvir and truvada and would like to take garcinea diets pills to loose fat in my torso area which started when I started my meds 10 years ago. I am feeling very depressed and low esteem because my stomache looks so out of place. ca I take any diet fat loss pills?
Response from Dr. Young
Hello and thanks for posting.
I'm not aware of any significant interactions between your meds and the garcinea- but according to WebMD, there aren't any high quality reports to confirm this.
If you're having issues related to self-esteem and depression, I'd strongly encourage you to have a frank discussion about your thoughts with your care provider. Dealing with fat gain is an important health issue- there are likely multiple causes, not just lipodystrophy. Having a good handle on what your causes might be today is an important first step in finding a solution to the problem.
I hope that helps. Be well, BY
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