Using Atripla with daily vitamins etc
Dec 12, 2008
Hi, I have been on Atripla since july 08. In the mornings, I also take, Selenium, Echinacea, Green tea extract, Ginko bilboa, 5 HTP, and fish oil. My stomach at times is still very unsettled. But at least I start the day with a more positive attitude. Since discovering that St Johns wart is a no no, I was wondering if any above may have a detrimental effect to my health. My cd4 demains around 230 but VL now undetectable. Yay! Please advise if I'm making a gaff thanks clive
Response from Dr. Henry
Those should be OK to take with Atripla though specific data is generally lacking regarding interactions between HIV drugs and alternative meds/vitamins (if any reader knows of a reference please post). Informing your HIV specialist to allow for monitoring is recommended. KHKH
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