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Best Vitamin Supplement With Atripla

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Vitamin supplement and Atripla

Hello Doctor.I've been taking Atripla since June 2007. However, my cholesterol is elevated a bit because of it. My cholesterol numbers usually come in between 235 to 260. I wanted to know if I started either a daily or every other day regime of...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Hello and thanks for posting.Though you haven't listed your LDL and HDL numbers, it would be safe to surmise that your cholesterol is abnormally high. The first steps in counteracting this is to work on optimizing your diet and exercise;... Read more »

HIV, Atripla and Vitamin D supplementation

Over the past few years, it was determined that my Vitamin D levels were impaired (low 20s). I... Read more »

Vitaimin D deficiency and supplementation while on Atripla

Dear Doctor,At my most recent visit, my HIV doctor checked my vitamin D levels for the first time,... Read more »

Vitamin D Supplements Have Possible, But Still Unclear, Benefits in People Living With HIV

Two new studies on vitamin D supplementation suggest slight benefits in bone health for people living with HIV. However, neither provided enough evidence to recommend widespread vitamin D supplementation. Before we get into the studies, let's have... Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet: Vitamin D

Table of Contents What Is Vitamin D and What Does It Do? How Much Vitamin D Do I Need? What Foods Provide Vitamin D? Can I Get Vitamin D From the Sun? What Kinds of Vitamin D Dietary Supplements Are Available? Am I Getting Enough... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Nelson Vergel's Vitamin and Mineral Supplement Regimen

This is the second installment in our series "What Supplements I Take and Why." This article looks at the supplement regimen taken by Nelson Vergel. Nelson, a native of Venezuela and 17-year survivor of HIV, is a leading treatment advocate for... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV, Vitamins and Supplements

Table of Contents Micronutrients and HIV Getting Enough Taking Supplements Micronutrients and HIV Vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants are called micronutrients. Even thoughthe body only needs small amounts, micronutrients are... Read more »
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Vitamins and supplements

Posted by Blixer, 6 Replies
Does anyone have recommendations for a recommended daily vitamin and supplement routine. I've done some searches but haven't found anything that is greatly helpful. I've never been one to take a daily vitamin but now I'm thinking that anything I can... Read more »

Pre-med vitamins and nutritional supplements

Posted by DC23, 5 Replies
I'm newly positive, and I don't yet require any meds. (My viral load is low, and my T-cells are high.) I was wondering if anyone had any advice on preventative measures to take now that I'm early in my HIV infection. Does anyone recommend... Read more »

Vitamins and Supplements

Posted by clilrichard
I was just wondering has anybody took Tibetan Padma I heard about it in a magazine and it sounded like a good thing to take but wonder if it would interfer with my meds. I am on sustiva 600mg, Epivir 300mg, and Viread 300mgs any info will be helpful. Read more »

HELP! Took Atripla By Mistake

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 4 Replies
I brought my medicine bottles to work today to reorder my them by phone. While rushing to take my vitamins, I took an Artipla pill by mistake. (I usually take one at night). Im beginning to stress out about this.

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