does truvada and efavirenz interact with horopito for candidiasis
Aug 29, 2006
hi, i'm currently on truvada and sustiva. I have been recommended to try horopito, a herbal remedy from new zealand for intestinal candidiasis. I was wondering if there are any interactions. Also i want to know if there are any liver protectants i could use. i was told milk thistle may interact with sustiva, and don't want to take any chances. Many many thanks david uk
Response from Dr. Henry
You have stumped me. Horopito (from the pepper tree in New Zealand) has been tauted as having anti-yeast activity but I am unaware of any drug interaction studies to be able to confidently answer your question. If any reader is aware of a reference please post. KH
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