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Does Garlic Help Medicine For Hiv

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Kaletra

...your provider all the drugs you are taking. Do not take with Tambocor, Rythmol, Cordarone, Versed (midazolam), Halcion, Uroxatral, rifampin, pimozide, ergot derivatives (such as Cafergot, Wigraine, Methergine, and D.H.E. 45), garlic supplements, or the herb St. John's wort. Do not use Advicor, Altoprev, Mevacor (lovastatin), Simcor, Vytorin, or Zocor (simvastatin) for the treatment of high lipids. Lipid-lowering alternatives are Crestor,...
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is use of homeopathic medicine for sinusitis during window period of hiv has any effect on hiv??? (HOMEOPATHY, 2010)

sir...i am using homeopathic medicine for sinusitis(sinus in nose) disease since nov 2009 and is continuous using that till now....on 30 mar 2010 i had a sex with a prostitute 0f unknown hiv status and on 01 sep 2010 and on 15 sep 2010 i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...homeopathy really doesn't affect anything, including illness! See below.Thanks for your interest in the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org).Be well. Stay well.Dr. Bobme again-final test back (HOMEOPATHY) Nov 14, 2008Hi... Read more »

Garlic & The Liver

I have heard that garlic is not good for the liver when your enzymes are not at normal levels. A couple of years I was diagnosed with fatty liver disease and have been working hard at losing weight and eating in a much more healthy manner, yet the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...High dose medicinal garlic is used to treat many conditions but firm data supporting that practice is lacking. Garlic can interact with either protease Read more »

Garlic and Hiv

I just read online that Garlic can interfere with hiv medications,is this true? I mentioned this awhile back to my doctor and she said she never heard that and that it`s good for me ? Please help ! Dave
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...interactions with HIV medications have been well studied. Even then, it's only a subset of HIV drugs that have been analyzed.Yes, garlic supplements do indeed have a very significant interaction with at least 1 HIV medication, the protease... Read more »

boyfriend diagnosed HIV+

I'm aware of the many new products "out there" that can make HIV a livable condition, along the lines of Herpes and the cold, but knowing that you are a doctor, I dont trust modern medicine... I view them as little more than ways to make money...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV a livable condition along the lines of herpes and the cold . . . ." From my over-quarter-of-a-century experience treating HIV/AIDS patients plus my 16 years of being personally "virally enhanced," I can assure you living with HIV/AIDS is... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Garlic

... Garlic ( Allium sativum ) has been used worldwide to treat a variety of infections. HIV-positive people may use it to treat conditions Read more »
U.S. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Garlic

...Side Effects and Cautions Sources For More Information Introduction This fact sheet provides basic information about garlic -- uses, potential side effects, and resources for more information. Garlic is the edible bulb from a plant in... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...as vitamins or herbs. While most of these havenot been studied with HIV drugs, St. John's Wort (an herbal anti-depressant)and garlic supplements have been shown to affect the levels of some HIV drugs.St. John's Wort should not be taken with any... Read more »
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Acyclovir - HIV Seroconversion Delay

Posted by worriedman460, 3 Replies
...acyclovir starting at first test.. so from five weeks on... was also taking lots of vitamins and stuff like lysine, vitamin c, garlic, oil of oregano, olive leaf extract... i know its a lot of sh*t to put in ur body.. but nothing seemed to stop... Read more »

Free HIV medicine

Posted by new2this2010, 1 Reply
...I have figured out a way to get my HIV medication for free. It does not cost me one penny at all, thank God! Im sure no one is interested so I wont bother posting the Read more »

EXPIRED HIV MEDICINES

Posted by Queenster, 1 Reply
...Hiya all, is so sad in some part of the World like Africa more especially Ghana where expired drugs are given to hiv positive people. I don't know which organisation or how the drugs gets to Ghana, but it is so bad to give expired drugs persons 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 sounds silly but am stuck here at this point, thx guys Read more »