Mega Mass and ARVs
Feb 1, 2013
My ARVs are Lami/Zido and Efavirenz. I'm naturally skinny, I didn't lose weight or anything. Today, I realized that I wanna gain weight. I wanna have a good physique.
Can I have Mega Mass? Will it be bad for me or anything? Please advise.
Response from Dr. Henry
There is no published data to my knowledge of the long term benefit and safet of Mega Mass in HIV+ patients or other well defined patient populations.
The nutrition facts on their website are copied below: 1 serving (150g powder) contains:
49g Protein 130 Carbohydrates 12g Fett 826 Kalorien 3g Creapure® Creatin
Ingredients: Dextrose, Milk Protein, Maltodextrin, Sweet Whey Powder, Creatine, Tricalcium Phosphate, Thickener Guar Gum, Flavouring, Iron (III) Di-Phosphate, Vitamin C (Ascrobic acid), Niacin (Nicotinamide), Zinc Oxide, Vitamin E (as DL-Alpha Tocopherol), Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Salt), Color BetaCarotene (in Banana Flavor), Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxine HCL), Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Thiamin (Vitamin B1; as HCL), Folacin (as Folic Acid); Biotin, Sodium Iodide.
Reviewing the list and data provided suggests to me that it should be OK for you to take the product. I would inform your HIV provider so she/he can monitor for any problems. I am skeptical about claims from nutrition products that, when properly studied, generally dont produce the results claimed in mostly anecdotal reports and dont document long term outcomes. KH
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