Hiv And L-glutamine

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Ask the Experts

L-Glutamine / suggested doseage is 40 Grams daily?

I read that a study was conducted to determine a nutritional supplement that would help minimize wasteing in HIV patients. Subjects were given 40 grams of glutamine per day in combination with antioxidants. Subjects receiving glutamine primarily...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...Your metric conversion is correct. However, I am not totally convinced about glutamine. On the other hand, the downside risk is only the 10 pills per day and the cost. I would leave that decision to you and your Read more »

L-Glutamine and diarrhea

In response to the gentleman who suggested L-Glut as a supplement to help control diarrhea, I'd... Read more »

L-glutamine breakdown

I understand that l-glutamine dissolved into water will breakdown after about 45 minutes. Is this... Read more »
The Well Project


...diarrhea. Make sure to ask your HIV doctor first; do not just start taking them on your own. Some of these supplements include: L-glutamine: 10-30 grams per day. This supplement is often helpful if your diarrhea is caused by HIV drugs. You may... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Gain, No Pain?

...The third consideration is the ingredients in the product. Juven is a powdered combination of HMB (Hydroxy-Methylbutyrate), L-Glutamine, and L-Arginine. These products are safe and can be taken with HIV medications. With all supplements, however,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet


...need a prescription for over-the-counter treatments. Some of these work very well for diarrhea, including: The amino acid L-glutamine Pepto-Bismol (Bismuth subsalicylate) Kaopectate (attapulgite) Imodium AD (loperamide) Some other products... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

HIV 101 the multivitamin chosen. Selenium is a mineral that strengthens immune cells. In addition to selenium, Carter recommends L-glutamine or glutamine, a chemical found naturally in the body (and available in supplements) that aids in reducing... Read more »
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hiv & working out/bodybuilding

Posted by windycitypozdude, 2 Replies
...morning and evening, usually combined with orange juice or milk, some sort of fruit, and a teaspoon of creatine ? 5 grams of l-glutamine daily in the form of 10 chewable tablets ~~~ my workout routine is pretty simple: ? a body part a day, 4-5... Read more »

steroid alternatives

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi, I've been HIV for a little over 10 years. I'm still in very good health with undetectable viral load over the past year and Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
hola que tal, tengo una duda, segun yo pude estar expuesto al virus, la situacion fue que estuve con una prostituta, use proteccion, pero aun asi empece con dudas ir a medicos y analisis de todo, los medicos me dicen que no tengo nada, y... Read more »

Advice on eating please.

Posted by Billy_G, 9 Replies
...My partner has full blown AIDS and is going trough a very tough time at the moment. He's been diagnosed with MAS as well and had to undergo an operation recently Read more »