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Herbal Supplements And Hiv Meds

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Medication and Herbal Contraindications

My Acupuncturist has prescribed a Chinese Herbal Supplement by "Health Concerns', called ENHANCE. I am on Trizivir and Isentress. He says that ENHANCE is used for people with HIV and on meds and that there are no real problems with...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...you are on. The list of ingredients and amounts need to be reviewed to be able to comment further-I would show that to your HIV specialist for his/her review. KH Read more »

Your take on two herbal supplements

Hulloos to Dr. Bob from ze Meedvest.I live in a university town and shirtless season is finally... Read more »

hiv+ and vitamins

hi,i was diagnosed in jan18th 08 of having hiv-1,caught from my partner who took ill with TB.i am... Read more »
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The Body

HIV News & Views, July 17, 2008

...or, if you're already on HIV treatment, whenever you begin taking another prescription med, over-the-counter drug or even an herbal supplement. HIV meds don't always get along well with other meds or supplements, and those interactions could... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Tesamorelin

...causes growth hormone to be created and spread in the body, which helps control metabolism, body shape, and use of energy. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Tesamorelin was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on November 10, 2010 for... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Intelence (TMC125, Etravirine)

...called a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI). Etravirine works by disrupting one of the early steps in the HIV life cycle, called reverse transcription. During normal reverse transcription, HIV's reverse transcriptase enzyme (a... Read more »
The Well Project

Diarrhea

... Table of Contents Diarrhea and HIV How Does Diarrhea Affect the Body? Treating Your Diarrhea Tips for Fighting Diarrhea Supplements for Diarrhea Read more »
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Lipoatrophy but good labs--I really need some help

Posted by StandinOnFaith, 4 Replies
...Hi, I was diagnosed with HIV in October 2008, but I've had it since April 2002. I was only a 16 year-old virgin when I acquired it, by a "friend of the family" Read more »

Help! Drugs or no Drugs? Options?

Posted by hblue23, 4 Replies
...excuse the long drawn out story, but I need help and I am scared. I just had a baby, she's 5 months old now. I was on the HIV meds for the pregnancy because it was necessary to protect her and it is known that your immune system is down while... Read more »

Vitamins and supplements

Posted by Blixer, 6 Replies
Does anyone have recommendations for a recommended daily vitamin and supplement routine. I've done some searches but haven't found anything that is greatly helpful. I've never been one to take a daily vitamin but now I'm thinking that anything I can... Read more »

Whats the hardest part of living with a virus?

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
Hello all, I was just wondering what the hardest part of living with a virus is? Read more »