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selenium supplement.

Mar 24, 2014

Dr. on odimune (arvs) 7mnths now can i take selenium supplements.

Response from Dr. Young

Hello and thanks for posting.

There's no particular reason why you couldn't take selenium supplements with your HIV medications. Indeed a recent study suggests that in a low income African country (presumably a place where malnutrition was a problem), selenium supplementation actually slowed the rate of CD4 cell decline before the initiation of HIV treatment.

How this observation translates to your particular situation isn't clear.


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