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Chinese Herbalism

Chinese herbs are prescribed to correct energy imbalances. You might feel better, or symptoms might disappear, but the best way to know if it's time to stop or change the herbs you are taking is to consult with your herbalist. What Are the Side Effects? Most herbs used in Chinese medicine are safe at a wide range of dosages. However, some may not be safe or manufactured carefully. For example, in 2003 the FDA banned products including the...
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herbal tea interaction with atripla

Dear Dr.Robert,I just started atripla medication yesterday. and i am concerened about how it would intercat with a herbal tea that i make which is mixture of:Turmeric, thyme, oregano, basil, parsley, cinnamon, clove, ginger, camomile, black cumin...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You want to know if your herbal tea would "interact" with Atripla? That tea mix sounds more like the spice rack at Piggly Wiggly than something you would brew in a teapot, but I see no problem with sipping the spicy brew while taking... Read more »

TEA OF LIFE (HERBAL) & ATRIPLA

Hello, My question is: Can I take the herbal tea of life with the atripla? it has benefits of helping with other ailments and it's awesome. Just want to know if it's okay to try. I really don't want to do anything that will hurt the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Usually OK to take herbal teas with Atripla. You might want to show your HIV provider the package label that lists the contents to see if there would be any unexpected concerns. KH... Read more »

herbal tea

im drinking a herbal tea made by traditional medicinals call everyday detox and i want to know does it has any side effect with the hiv drug atripla...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Without knowing the exact ingredients in your detox concoction, I would have no way of knowing. I'd suggest you bring a list of the ingredients with you to your next visit with your HIV specialist. He'll review any drug-drug or... Read more »

Atripla and Herbal Tea (Teatino)

Dr. Henry,First of all many thanx for all you help through this site. It means a lot to a lot of us. Now, i am currently on atripla, doing good cd4 500s VL undetec......i have started drinking a herbal tea called Teatino Lemon (from Omnilife). Its a...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I would not expect any significant problems with that tea product and your Atripla. KH... Read more »
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Green tea?

Posted by franfrog



Green Tea Blocks HIV in Test Tubes

Too Soon to Know if Green Tea Will Do the Same in People

By Miranda Hitti
WebMD Medical News Reviewed By Ann Edmundson
on Thursday, May 25, 2006

May 25, 2006 -- An antioxidant in green tea may block HIV, the virus... Read more »

Green Tea

Posted by cubana, 1 Reply
I am so happy about my new blood results, my cd4 650 and cd4 % 49 last time was 450 and 41 %,so green tea really works!!! try it. Read more »

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 »

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 »