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ARV's and Herbs
Mar 1, 2009

I want to know which herbs are not to be used when on ARV'

Response from Dr. Henry

Garlic, St Johns wort, and grapefruit extract can interfere with the effectiveness of protease inhibitors. There is very little formal data with other herbs but general use seems OK but need to let your HIV provider know what you are taking so you can be monitored appropriately. KH



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