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Herbal Meds And Hiv

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herbal meds with hiv meds

Is it harmful to take the herbal pills grape seed extract and blood pure blf with my hiv meds. The hiv meds i take are viread, kaletra, epivir, and zidovudine?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Grape seen extract can interact with some blood thinning medications but I haven't seen anything published regarding interaction with your HIV medications. I have had some patients taking regimens similar to your and grape seen extract without... Read more »

Herbal Medication in cojuntion with HIV meds

I have been diagnosed with HIV a couple of months ago. And I am about to start on meds and I want... Read more »

Interaction of HIV meds and herbal meds

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Chinese Herbalism

What Is Herbalism? Why Do People With HIV Use Chinese Herbalism? How Are Chinese Herbs Used? What Are the Side Effects? How Do Chinese Herbs Interact With Other Therapies? How Do We Know It Works? What Is Herbalism? Healers in many... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Making Decisions About Herbal Therapies: Choosing Over-the-Counter Herbal Products

Many people with HIV use the pre-packaged herbal therapies they find in herbal and health food stores and that are becoming increasingly available in drug stores and department stores. They may find that researching and choosing their own therapies... Read more »
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Making Decisions About Herbal Therapies: Herbal Practitioners

Several different types of practitioners are trained in the use of herbal therapies. The following section outlines the qualifications of each type. Although these qualifications are important, it's equally important to find a practitioner that you... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

China, Thailand to Distribute Herbal Drug to Treat HIV-Positive People

Thailand and China plan to distribute an herbal drug that researchers say can boost the immune systems of HIV-positive people and help manage the virus, health officials said on Wednesday in Thailand, AFX/ Forbes reports. The drug, called SH... Read more »
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Tahitian Noni (Herbal juice) and Atripla

Posted by dmdprman
Doctor told me to stop drinking Tahitian Noni juice. I have 3 boxes full of it. Super expensive drink. What to do? does anyone else take herbal drinks or meds while taking meds for HIV at the same time? What have you heard? Read more »

Herbal HIV Suppressant

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Just to let you know ! I know of a company in Thailand that has an Herbal HIV Suppressant that has been clinically tested and proven to reduce the viral count by TWO THIRDS. It has been around for ten years PLEASE check it out at
www.pureherbal.com ... Read more »

herbal medecine is beating Aids

Posted by Anonymous
check out this link I picked up on 3demons.net ( a website that sweeps the net on a daily basis searching for new stories about hiv/aids)
http://www.health-e.org.za/view.php3?id=20020726
email me your opinions directly at mpl1160@yahoo.com

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Thai Herbal Medicine

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Progress to Date: Thai Herbal Medicine has its own factory on the outskirts of Bangkok, which has been constructed to the highest prevailing standards required for manufacturing pharmaceuticals. The factory began operations in March 2001. We are now... Read more »