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Atripla And Fat Burn Supplements

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Atripla and ALRI Poison Fat Burning Supplement

Hi Doctor,I've bought these fat burning supplement pills, and I take Atripla once every night for my HIV. Do any of these ingredients ring any alarm bells in terms of drug interaction with atripla? I am specifically worried about the bit where...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Atripla does not contain a MAO inhibitor. Efavirenz is metabolized by the liver so one does have to watch for side effects. I recommend bringing in the fat burning supplement (none of which have been proven to be safe and effective long term) to be... Read more »

Fat Burning Supplements and Creatine

I am hiv positive and have been since 2009.I would like to start a aggressive workout program? Is... Read more »

Supplements I should avoid while on Atripla

I starting to workout and would like to include supplements to help build muscule and shed fat. Do... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

À la Carte -- 4. Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements

Vitamins and minerals are called micronutrients because they are needed in very small amounts. They cannot adequately be made by the body and must be obtained from diet and/or supplements. Vitamins and minerals do not provide energy but perform... Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

The Skinny on Body Fat and HIV

Some people with HIV complain of weight and belly fat gain after they start HIV treatment. But researchers have not been able to determine what causes the problem. Some studies actually dispute that there is a problem, and say that people with HIV... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

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 »
TheBody.com

An Introduction to Dietary Supplements for People Living With HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Introduction Why Bother With Supplements? Does Age Matter? Are There Any Risks to Taking Supplements? What If You Can't Afford Supplements? What Nutrients Should You Take Supplements For? Alpha-Lipoic Acid ... Read more »
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Atripla & Weight Gain

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 4 Replies
I've searched the forums and found posts dealing with the wild dreams, excessive nausea and irritating itching brought on by Atripla. However, I have not been able to find any posts on what folks have done to combat the additional weight gain... Read more »

Atripla and weight gain

Posted by mimilove, 2 Replies
I have been reading a lot of posts about Atripla and weight gain and the same info keeps coming back that Atripla does not cause weight gain. Well, I feel this is false information because a lot of hivers claim the same condition of weight gain... Read more »

Red Grapes, Protein Supplements & Noni Juice

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 3 Replies
Recently, a guy who's been infected for almost four years and is healthy as an ox gave me this advice: "...pay attention to things that can boost your immune system..such as red grapes, Noni juice, protein supplements, etc."

Is there any truth to... Read more »

Atripla question

Posted by pozmarie, 1 Reply
I have been taking Atripla for approx. 2 years and am noticing slight body fat changes... accumulation around my abdomin and thinning in my legs/butt. Of course I had a baby a year ago! Perhaps I am wrong in assuming it is due to Atripla.

Has anyone... Read more »