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May 26, 2008

It appears that there are quite a few things that affect the liver negatively when taking some/many/most HIV meds. Would taking milk thistle be of benefit to counter this?

Response from Dr. Henry

Although milk thistle has been tauted as a liver detoxicant there has been non conviving evidince of its beneift/safety for use in HIV infection. Most contemporary HIV regimens do not cause much liver toxicity which is generally monitored regularly with lab studies and physical examinations. KH


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