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Coenzyme Q-10 Lipodystrophy

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L-carnitine, coenzyme Q10, riboflavin & lipodystrophy?

I have been on Stavudine, Lamivudine, Efavirenz, Hydroxyurea & Testosterone patches for nearly two years. I was on PIs before. Since I started treatment my VL has been below 50 & T cells >700. I'm 57, get lots of exercise (cycling, swimming,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
You don't mention what your low CD4 and high RNA levels are (if not too bad a drug holiday could be considered). A switch to other drugs (ie AZT/3TC/abacavir/nevirapine) could be considered. Some are trying L-acetyl carnitine and N-acetyl cysteine... Read more »

Coenzyme Q10

Hi Nelson,I'm just looking for a little info regarding Q10. There seems to be a big jump in cost... Read more »

doubts on supplements

Im a 42 hiv + woman since 1991. Actually I'm on Viramune (2x day) and kivexa and my virus load is... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

More on Lipodystrophy: The "Mitochondria" Connection

...Additional information on L-carnitine is available through websites or your nutritionist. Co-Enzyme Q-10 Co-Enzyme Q-10 (a.k.a. "Co-Q-10") is a naturally occurring nutrient found primarily in the heart. Co-Q-10 helps regulate the energy... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Nelson Vergel's Vitamin and Mineral Supplement Regimen

...toxicity and lipodystrophy, to improve insulin sensitivity, and improve fat/triglyceride metabolism. 1,000mg twice per day. Coenzyme Q10: to reduce the potential for mitochondrial toxicity and lipodystrophy, improve insulin sensitivity, and... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Body Distortion -- Lipodystrophy

... Lipodystrophy (lipid = fat; dystrophy = disorder) Lipodystrophy syndrome is the term used to describe a range of symptoms that include changes Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Lipodystrophy? Body Shape Changes Metabolic Complications What Causes Lipodystrophy? Can Lipodystrophy Be Treated? Caring for Read more »
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Lipodystrophy and relationships

Posted by capri75
...Anyone out there who has experienced a feeling of neglect in a relationship because they have lipodystrophy even thought they have healthy blood counts and full of energy. Anyone who knows a dating sites for people with lipodystrophy? Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
What is anyone doing about little town docs know nothing and have no suggestion. Cosmetic docs told me know even if i could pay. my legs and arms are face looks like a sharpei...and my upper stomach is humongus and even... Read more »


Posted by easteurope, 1 Reply
LIPO - is this our future ? Read more »

Lyposuction and Lipodystrophy

Posted by HHHEY
...Does anyone have any information as to the pro's and con's of having lyposuction when you are dealing with onset Lipodystrophy. Side effects, long term concerns, etc? Read more »