|HIV and diet pills
Jul 10, 2014
Are there any diet pills that is safe for an HIV person to take with they're meds.
| Response from Dr. Young
Hello and thanks for posting.
Before addressing your question about drug interactions, it's more relevant to know exactly what's the cause of your excess weight- are there medical reasons? behavioral reasons? Poor diet? or lack of exercise?
I'm not a fan of diet pills- too often their safety profile or drug interactions are not well established. Rather, I'd suggest speaking to your care provider about whether a dietician should be involved in your care- to assess your diet, caloric intake and exercise patterns.
Hope that helps, BY
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