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Charcoal I meant, not carbon
Jun 10, 2001

Sorry about that. I meant charcoal tablets rather than carbon. Charcoal supposed to absorb gas and I think it works but is also supposed to interfere with mineral absorption. If I were to take them at the same time as agenerase, would it interfere with the med's absorption? How about an hour later?

I think the drug companies should be cited for contributing to global warming, considering the amount of methane we release on their drugs.

Response from Dr. Henry

Charcoal is used to bind toxins/poisons. I would be concerned that it might bind to your HIV drugs-that hasn't been studied. If you were to try it I would separate the charcoal dose by > 1 hour and only try it for several days. I would be surprised if it afforded any relief for you gas production. Let me know what happens. KH

Carbon tablets for gas
Diference in fat distribution with diferent meds?

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