|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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