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Combination Medications

What Are Combination Medications? What Are PK Boosters? Combinations of Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors ("Nukes") Combinations of a Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor and Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Combinations With Protease Inhibitors Combinations With Integrase Inhibitors What Are Combination Medications? Combination medications are pills or tablets that contain more than one medication to fight HIV. They...
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Immune boosters and supplements

Hi RobCan my husband use immune boosters or supplements whilst on ARVs (Combivar, Nevirapine and Cotri) ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your husband should review all supplements and nonprescription products with his HIV physician specialist to check for specific drug-herb or drug-supplement interactions. By the way, it's very doubtful his "immune boosters" are... Read more »

Immune boosters and supplements

Hi DocMy husband is HIV positive and on ARVs. Can he possibly as well take some immune boosters (the likes of Tiansi products) or supplements. Another thin he has a mild stroke which i think is HIV related will it go away by just taking ARVs or he...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
We have not found any effective boosters that have been published in a peer reviewed journal. However, there was a small study that showed an increase in CD4 cells with the use of an antioxidant combination called K PAX (the New York Buyers Club... Read more »

Any News on Report That PI Booster Drugs Can Be Dropped?

http://www.medpagetoday.com/MeetingCoverage/ICAAC/34723...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
This report covers a presentation I gave that report results from a study that examined whether folks with undetectable HIV levels on Truvada+Reyataz/Norvir could safely switch to Epzicom+Reyataz. A main potential advantage of the switch is the... Read more »

do i need hep b booster shot?

Good day Doctor; i just want to ask if i need hep b booster shot, if my anti hbs is reactive (55.77 mIU/L COV 10.000)?THANKS DOC......
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello,Usually a HBV SAb level between 10 and 100 is considered a poor (current) response, and indicative of the need for a booster.I'd recommend talking to your doctor about what your test results imply for you.BY... Read more »
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will vitamins and Immune system booster affect hiv test results??

Posted by xrayvison, 3 Replies
I have a quick question. I am going to get an hiv test done soon but I was wondering since I take a high dose of immune system boosters like vitamin c, zinc, and vitamin d as a supplement for healthy living, would this affect the outcome of my test... Read more »

Immune System Booster

Posted by kinzie1, 2 Replies
Hi,

I do not have hiv or aids but a good friend of mine passed away a few years ago from it. I

live in Arizona. I was wondering if anybody has heard about mangosteen juice a new

product that is doing amazing things as an Immune System Booster. I also... Read more »

Immune System Booster

Posted by kinzie1, 4 Replies
Hi,

I do not have aids but a good friend of mine passed away a few years ago from it. I

live in Arizona. I was wondering if anybody has heard about mangosteen juice a new

product that is doing amazing things as an Immune System Booster. I also... Read more »

flu shot

Posted by sadface, 2 Replies
I had a flu shot back in September...would that screw up my HIV tests??? Read more »