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Does Folic Acid Interact With HIV Meds

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Folic acid and HIV patient

Can one take folic acid if they are using ARVs. If yes, are ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
There should not be any problem taking standard doses of folic acid with most antiretroviral regimens. I can comment more if the particular drugs used in the regimen were listed. KH... Read more »

Para amino-benzoic acid and hiv meds(fosamprenavir)

I was looking to buy some vitamins for daily use without any iron, the pharmacist recommended this... Read more »

Acid Reflux & HIV Meds

Help!!! I have been informed by my PCP, Gastro & case manager that GERD is known to be long... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

À la Carte -- 5. Managing the Effects of HIV and Meds on the Body

Food-Drug Interactions Following the food guidelines for your meds will reduce the chance of resistant virus. Check with your doctor or pharmacist about food requirements. The interactions between you, HIV, medications and nutrition are... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Victrelis "Not Recommended" With Some HIV Meds

The new hepatitis C drug Victrelis (boceprevir) is "not recommended" to be taken with some HIV medications, according to a "Dear Doctor" letter issued in February by Merck & Co. Merck reported drug interaction data showing that Victrelis and... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Practically Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Meds

You may have seen a handy little graphic on what to use when starting HIV therapy. It appears in every issue of Positively Aware's Annual HIV Drug Guide , among other places. That graphic is taken from U.S. HIV treatment guidelines, but there is... Read more »
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FAQs About HIV and Nutrition, Exercise and Supplements

Don't see your question? Ask it in our Nutrition and Exercise forum ! Nutrition | Exercise and Body Image | Supplements Nutrition CD4 count and weight dropping: Any cause for concern? Do the antioxidants in black or green tea interact with... Read more »
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HIV Meds. -where to buy?

Posted by Anonymous
I live in Trinidad West Indies...I don't want to get meds through the government because of privacy issues. Where can I buy my medication? Read more »

Pre-med vitamins and nutritional supplements

Posted by DC23, 5 Replies
Hello,
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 »

Achy Joints from my meds......

Posted by harcase116, 4 Replies
I would like to know what would be the best thing for me to deal with my achy joints, I take Atripla don't have too much side effects from it just the ache joints! I have been taking over the counter pain medicines but it has not help ! Read more »

What NOT to take with Meds

Posted by riverprincess, 7 Replies
We always hear about to do for our health but how many know what not to do during treatment. I don't mean the obvious stuff such as sex and drugs , but things like grapefruit juice. Did you know that it is a BIG NO NO when taking medications. How... Read more »