Does Milk Thistle Interact With HIV Meds
Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
Ask the Experts
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineAlthough there has been alot of interest in the possible benefit of milk thistle in the setting of HIV or hepatitis C there is no good data suggesting that it is useful to prevent side effects of HIV meds. A 4 week course of your HIV meds usually is... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineGenerally the use of milk thistle and your HIV regimen should not be a problem (though uncertain what its benefit is for liver problems). The yellow eyes may be due to the Reyataz and if that is the case then consider discussing a change to another... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello, Michael.I am not aware of any specific drug-herb interactions between the three antiretrovirals in Atripla and silybum marianum (milk thistle). That, however, doesn't mean interactions do not exist. Many potential drug-herb combinations... Read more »
Connect With Others
Posted by sweetvanilla27, 3 RepliesI have been searching for healthy foods to eat whilst starting my ARV meds and online i came across Goji berries, they are full of antioxidants.
Would you recommend eating them? Read more »
Posted by riverprincess, 7 RepliesWe 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 »
Posted by aspn, 3 RepliesI bought a carton of milk 3 days ago, i drank it this morning, and i found the milk carton has a lot of blood on the carton, I am afraid , will someone intentionally given the blood in the carton and i drank it? I was afraid that there is... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyCan I get HIV from milk? I read I can in People magazine.
Read more »
Guides for People With HIV