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garlic supplement and atripla

I take a garlic supplement daily. Recently I started on Atripla. A friend claims the garlic could interfere with my atripla. Is that true. Or is it safe to take garlic supplement with atripla?Thanks a lot for your time and the great work you are...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello Bert and thanks for your post.Within reason, there's no significant interaction between the garlic supplement and your Atripla.Be well,BY Read more »

Use of fresh garlic when taking Atripla

I tested pos in Feb 2007. Since then I have stopped drinking alcohol, surfing and swimming everyday... 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... Read more »
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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 »
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 »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

Garlic and Saquinavir Interactions

...A recently published research article shows that garlic supplementation reduces the plasma level of saquinavir, a protease inhibitor. This is important research as it sheds more light Read more »
Project Inform

Caution: Garlic Supplements

...A recent study shows that garlic supplements decrease saquinavir (Fortovase) levels by an average of 51% and are therefore likely to greatly reduce saquinavir's Read more »
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GARLIC

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I'M IN SOUTH AFRICA AND OUR HEALTH MINISTER HAS BEEN TELLING PEOPLE TO EAT GARLIC TO HELP WITH INFECTIONS...SO BEING A SCIENTIST THAT I AM I HAVE BEEN DOING SO. IT DOES HELP TREMENDOUSLY. I AM NOT ON ANY MEDS, Read more »

GINSENG and other antioident

Posted by AaronK, 2 Replies
I dont wanna mix meds but can red panax ginseng be mixed with norvir, truvada and presita, dapsone? ... i heard that it makes people on antidepression meds... have a manic episode... and other effects... anyways... i like eating super foods...... Read more »

ongoing symptoms

Posted by hopfullindy, 2 Replies
...difloucan and two times otc suppository. It's still here and no one knows what to do for it. Anyone have any suggests? I am taking garlic and eating yogurt. Read more »

resistant thrush

Posted by princealbert, 2 Replies
I've had drug resistant esophogeal thrush in the past, been on amphotericin IV, but was OK for years. Recently, I was diagnosed with esophogeal thrush and microsporidiosis. Has anyone out there had success treating thrush with something other than... Read more »