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Can A Person With HIV Take Selenium

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Zinc and selenium ok?

I'm on Didanosine 250mg, Retrovir 100mg, Invirase 500mg, Valtrex 1gm, and Viread 300mg. Someone suggested benefits of taking zinc and selenium. Will these have a negitive interaction with my meds?
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...There is no problem taking Zinc and selenium and some studies have suggested a benefit from selenium for persons with HIV. The larger question is how did you end up on such a peculiar HIV regimen? It is like a funky post-modern multi-media... Read more »

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