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can i take olistat xenical or xenadrine ultra with my meds
Mar 4, 2011

Hi,my weight is becoming ????? big problem,???? wanted to ask if ???? could take any of this slimming drugs with my hiv med,I'm on neviraphine and combivir(zidovudine,lamuvidine),???? was wondering if ???? could take any of this slimming drugs without it interacting with my meds or if there's any safe drug ???? can use,pls reply,this is urgent

Response from Dr. Henry

Most slimming drugs are OK to take with nevirapine/zidovudine/lamivudine though should discuss with your HIV provider/pharmacist. The long term benefit/safety/tolerability of those weight loss drugs are questionable. Supervision of eating by a dietician and increased exercise (and assessment of hormone status)is often more helpful to your health long term. KH

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