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I Have Hiv Can I Take Multivitamin

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HIV medication and multivitamins

My sister is in her 2nd month of ARVs, she is on Stavir, lamividine, stocrin and cozole. She is very week, always tired and sleepy and having headaches.She is also on High Blood pressure medication. What multivitamins and immune boosters can you...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I generally recommend uses of a good standard multi-vitamin with minerals one daily is usually sufficient. Chinese herbal tea is usually OK to take with stocrin based regimens. Good nutrition is important for clinical recovery/benefit in the... Read more »

Does daily multivitamins supplyments give incorrect HIV test result?

Dear Doc,I actually tested negative both at 9 weeks and 13 weeks after exposure. But lately I read... Read more »

Atripla & Multivitamins

I recently started HIV treatment, having been prescribed Atripla to also treat my Chronic Hepatitis... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tanzania: Infants Benefit When HIV-Positive Moms Take a Multivitamin

HIV-positive pregnant women in Tanzania who took multivitamins reduced the chances that their infants would have developmental delays, according to new research. The findings support current recommendations to give multivitamin supplements and... Read more »
HIV i-Base

High-Dose Multivitamin Use in Advanced HIV Has No Benefit to CD4 and Viral Load and May Cause Liver Toxicity

Whether daily micronutrient supplements improve health has for decades been a hotly debated question. In recent years several large studies have been published and received wide publicity. Results, whether in trials for HIV positive or HIV negative... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Multivitamins May Slow Progression of HIV for Patients in Earliest Phase of Disease, Study Says

HIV-positive women who take a multivitamin once daily are 30% less likely than those who do not take the supplements to progress to the latest stage of HIV, according to a study published in the July 1 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Multivitamins Won't Boost Standard HIV Care, Study Finds

According to a report published in the October 17 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, taking high doses of multivitamin supplements did not lessen the risk of HIV disease progression or fatalities for Tanzanian patients... Read more »
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Multivitamin for HIV pozzzes...

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
I read in an HIV magazine in a study of persons with HIV that those on a mega multivitamin regime had a much higher % had greater longevity and better health than those not taking
them (they did have CD4 counts under 200, so for those like myself who... Read more »

Question about HIV books

Posted by endlsskys, 1 Reply
Can anyone tell me which books are the best for me to get and read. Especially when it comes to nutirtion, vitamins, and my first year. I found some info online and it has me alittle worried that I have not been doing so great in eating or vitamins.... Read more »

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More and more HIV dating sites are created and I recommend PositiveSingles.com since it own about 730,000 users now. Most of them are verified. It is totally anonymous and free to join.

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