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Hiv And Glutathione

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glutathione supplement

i have been taking glutathione supplement for a month now .. just wondering if its okay to take it, while im taking my hiv meds which are ziagen and atripla?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Gluthathione with your HIV medications should be OK. KH... Read more »

Effects of Glutathione - JB

What are the effects of glutathione if taken with oral contraceptives? Will it result in delayed... Read more »

Glutathione?

I have just been recently diagnosed with HIV and HCV and my CD4 count is 240+, I was told that my... Read more »
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AIDS Treatment News

NAC and Glutathione: Recent Publications

We were surprised to learn how much work has been published recently on glutathione blood level, oxidative stress, and/or NAC or similar treatments to correct abnormally low glutathione levels in various illnesses, including HIV infection. Here are... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Liver Toxicity

Liver impairment in HIV disease is common and has many possible causes, only one of which are the medications you're taking. Many infections can result in liver damage, including: co-infection with hepatitis viruses opportunistic infections such... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Can a Drug for Psoriasis and MS Help Protect the Brain From HIV's Toxicity?

Researchers have found that a compound called dimethyl fumarate (DMF) can, in lab experiments with cells and HIV, suppress the production of HIV and cause HIV-infected cells to reduce production of compounds that harm brain cells. Before we detail... Read more »
PWA Health Group

Anti-HIV Medications + Street Drugs: Some Cocktails Don't Mix

Beginning in October, the PWA Health Group started an intensive treatment education program for active and former drug users. Because there is so little hard information available on the specific hazards of mixing street drugs with anti-HIV... Read more »
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GLUTATHIONE the "master antioxidant"

Posted by Biotech, 2 Replies
Glutathione deficiency is associated with impaired survival in HIV disease.

Herzenberg LA, De Rosa SC, Dubs JG, Roederer M, Anderson MT, Ela SW, Deresinski SC, Herzenberg LA.

Department of Genetics, Stanford University Medical School, CA 94305-5125,... Read more »

Sun exposure & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know if exposure to the sun (in my case going to Mexico to the beach with family for a week) can be bad for HIV positive people. Will/can sun exposure cause HIV to replicate? (forget about melanoma, and all that) I just want to sit at... Read more »

Adjunct Therapies

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have been positive for 10 years and my t-cells recently fell to 325 and viral load to 75,000. This weekend I started meds (34T, 3TC, Sustiva) and am wondering if there is more that I can do other than a strong program of supplements and good diet.... Read more »

Current Health Status

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
As I mentioned in an earlier posting, I just started a protease-sparing regimen of 3 drugs three days ago. I have had no physical manifestations of HIV other than bad sinus and a reoccuring redness in my left eye with no apparent infection other... Read more »