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artipla with multivitamins
Mar 12, 2014

I m taking multi vitamin caps since last 2 years, which has m vit C, B1, B2 B6, B12, A, D3, calcium, zinc, phosphorus, iodine, magnesium, with my breakfast. I have started treatment since last 3 months(artipla),LFT, RFT oke, cd4 grew up from 281-18% to 495-24% viral 3 million to 1901 copies in 2 and half months, should I continue multivitamins?

Response from Dr. Young

Hello and thanks for posting.

If you're otherwise well and don't have any significant challenges in your food supply, then it's my opinion that supplements are not necessary.

Be sure to ask your care provider if your diet has adequate amounts of vitamin D and calcium, as these are often deficient in North American and European diets. If you're diet (or vitamin D levels) are low, then taking specific supplements might be recommended.

Hope that helps, BY



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