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Alpha Lipoic Acid And Hiv

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alpha lipoic acid, interaction with Efavirenz + Truvada

I have been taking alpha lipoic acid 600 for about 2 years and I am about to start HIV treatment of Truvada + Efavirenz. Is there any problem if I continue to take the alpha lipoic acid?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I would not expect any significant interaction problems-I would inform your HIV provider so he/she can monitor for any unusual problems or issues regarding rapidity of reduction of HIV plasma levels. I havent seen any specific studies regarding... Read more »

Alpha Lipoic Acid

Are there any studies to support the use of Alpha Lipoic in the treatment of hiv or hiv drug... Read more »

Lipoic acid safe?

I am on a regime of Zadovudine, Lamivudine and Efavirenz and am thinking of taking a supplement of... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NIAID Awards $16.8 Million Grant to AlphaVax for HIV Vaccine Development

Research Triangle Park, N.C.-based biotechnology company AlphaVax on Monday announced that it will receive an additional $16.8 million in National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases grant funds to advance the development of the firm's... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Antioxidants to the Rescue

Both HIV infection and exposure to medicines, including anti-HIV medicines, can affect mitochondria, the parts of a cell that produce energy. Impaired mitochondria produce less energy and so cells do not function properly. At the level of tissues or... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Liver Toxicity

Liver impairment in HIV disease is common and has many possible causes, only one of which are the medications you're taking. Many infections can result in liver damage, including: co-infection with hepatitis viruses opportunistic infections such... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nucleic Acid Testing Could Help Detect HIV, Hepatitis C in Tissue Donations, Study Says

Nucleic acid testing could help detect HIV, hepatitis C and other viruses in donated human tissue, according to a study published in the Aug. 19 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine , the Richmond Times-Dispatch reports. NAT, which was... Read more »
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Alpha-Liponic Acid

Posted by Bear60, 2 Replies
My partner is interested in trying this for neuropathy. Does anyone know of or has anyone taken Alpha- Liponic Acid. Seems to be precscribed in Europe but not here ( mostly for neuropathy asscoiated with diabetes). Recommended dose: 1800... Read more »

Nucleic Acid Test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know what the Nucleic Acid Test for HIV and Hep C is and how accurate that is, way after the window period? It is not commercially used as far as I know. Is it similar to P24, PCR DNA or RNA or just an antibody test?

Cheers,
pete

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Valproic acid

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello
As i'm just tested positive, I was starting to study ths infection... and i was looking at all researches & recent descoveries... looking for hope that one day this HIV can be cured...
among all, the study about valproic acid is the only one... Read more »

New-Fill (Polylactic Acid)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know of any more physicians in the U.S. (especially west coast) who are treating facial wasting with New-Fill. I understand that the only one is currently in Miami, FLA area; and that the two doctors in Tijuana are thinking about... Read more »