|Sustiva and L-Glutamine
Nov 6, 2000
I decided to start taking L-Glutimane as a precautionary measure against lypodistrophy or wasting. It says to take it on an empty stomach. Sustiva is supposed to be taken on an empty stomach or by avoiding high fat foods. I take the Sustiva when I go to sleep. Should I be concerned about side effects if I take the L-Glutimane at about the same time as the Sustiva?
Thanks for your help.
Response from Dr. Henry
I wouldn't be overly concerned about L-glutamine interfering with the Sustiva. There is little data that use of L-glutamine can prevent lipodystrophy (other approaches include other supplements such as co-enzyme Q or N-acetyl cysteine, diet/exercise, good hormone levels, and good control of lipids). KH
Keith Henry, M.D.
Burning Sensation in my legs.
question about dexedrin & celexa
- Cut Under Nail And Fingering Hiv
- When You Have A Herpes Break Out How Long Does It Take To Get Blisters?
- What Kind Of Skin Problems Can You Have If You Have Gonorrhea?
- What Kind Of Doctor Treats Male Genital Warts?
- What Can Happen If Genital Herpes Is Left Untreated?
- Syphilis Itchy Rash
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.