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Does Fish Oil Interact With HIV Meds

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Fish oil

Would it be okay to add a fish oil capsule for my child. He already takes a multi vitamin daily. This will not interfere with his hiv meds will it?
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...No interactions have been found between Omega 3 oils and HIV medications.Nelson Read more »

omega-3 fish oil and flaxseed with diet and meds

I have borderline high cholesterol, my good HDL is 47, and LDL 125,TRIGLYCERIDE 171 , and i take... Read more »

meds and herbal supplemts such as green tea and omega 3, fish oils,.

I am taking Kaletra and Truvada and doing very well on them. I am also taking a multi-vit,green tea... Read more »
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Consider How HIV Treatment Fits Into Your Life

...therapies available, several interact with a few prescription drugs to some degree: echinacea, goldenseal, ginseng, vitamin E and fish oil. In some cases, there's a known interaction and in others it's suspected. How these examples apply to HIV... Read more »
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Kaletra and Gemfibrozil (Lopid): A Match Not Made in Lipid Heaven

...or a physical trainer if you're able to get one. Many HIV/AIDS advocates also recommend supplements to help lower lipids -- fish oil, for instance . The key is to avoid having to make a rather uncomfortable choice: Is it more important to stick... Read more »
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Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

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HAART, Heart Attacks and Fish Oil

...acid. You may have heard of them as Omega 3 fats, which are found in cold water fish. You could also consider taking a gram of fish oil three times a day. Make sure the supplement you use has a lot of DHA and EPA in it. It is clear from several... Read more »
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started meds and hate it.

Posted by frank74, 9 Replies
...I started meds because my vl was too high 100,000 and cd4 dropped to below 500. I don't have any physical issues with meds but I is more emotional. Read more »

HIV and International travel

Posted by aliveinla, 6 Replies
...does the US customs check bags for HIV meds? Or any other country? I never had any experience bringing any drugs (other than fish oil) across borders so I am really scared. I believe US doesn't force people to do HIV test at the border, right?... Read more »

please reply

Posted by pozpete, 4 Replies
...want to know if people have had better results from talking to a therapist one on one or social/group situations with other hiv+ folks. I feel like if I could let go of some of the emotional turmoil (anger, fear, sadness, frustrations) I would... Read more »

hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...need help here have been positive for 10 months, on meds doing great, how do i go about forgiving myself for being so careless to getting it and how do i let go of the anger? i know Read more »