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St Johns Wort And Atripla

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Took some St. John's Wort on atripla.

I was having some mild sore throat symptoms due to allergies and weather changes with the start of spring. I bough some natural throat spray to help with the symptoms I sprayed my throat about 6 times over the past 2 days. When I looked over the...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for your post.Your right to question whether supplements might interfere with your HIV medications; frequently, their interactions are not well studied.St. John's wort is one of the supplements that is known to interact with... Read more »

St. John's Wort Ingredient and Atripla

I purchased some herbal tea supplement tea that has organic St. John's Wort Leaf and Flower in... Read more »

St.John's wort and Sustiva

I was diagnosed 16 years ago with HIV. Blood work done on January 8, 2014 showed T Cells at 13 and... Read more »
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St. John's Wort (Hypericin)

What Is St. John's Wort? What Are the Benefits of St. John's Wort? Why Do People With HIV Use St. John's Wort? How Is St. John's Wort Used? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It Interact With Other Therapies? The Bottom Line What Is St.... Read more »
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Atripla (Efavirenz + Emtricitabine + Tenofovir)

What Is Atripla? Who Should Take Atripla? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Atripla Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Atripla React With Other Drugs? What Is Atripla? Atripla is a tablet that contains three antiretroviral drugs... Read more »
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Brand name: Atripla Generic name: efavirenz/emtricitabine/tenofovir, or EFV/FTC/TDF Class: NNRTI and NRTI -- single-tablet regimen (STR) Manufacturer: Bristol-Myers Squibb, , (800) 321-1335, and Gilead Sciences, Read more »
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Sustiva, Atripla Tied to Neurologic Toxicity

A team of researchers from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine reported that the way the body metabolizes the HIV medication efavirenz may contribute to cognitive (brain function-related) impairment . Efavirenz is sold under the brand... Read more »
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taking st. john's wort?

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I am working on a cover story for US News and World Report about dietary supplements. There have been some findings that taking St. John's Wort can interfere with the effectiveness of protease inhibitors. If this has happened to you or you know of... Read more »

Yes, another oral worry wort!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
About 3 years ago, I was the insertive partner in fellatio. I do not know the HIV status of the guy that "performed". In fact, I had never met him in my life. (stupid, I know) However, after this incident, I came down with the worst sore throat... Read more »

John in London

Posted by Anonymous
How is your prognosis going, John??

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Posted by Anonymous
JOHN is A FOOL with HIV and soon to be AIDS cause noone will give his therapy!! JOHN "HIV" in London!!

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