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Hiv Garlic In Food

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Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...on treatment take more than one HIV drug and many take othertypes of medications as well. Some prescription, over-the-counter, andrecreational drugs, as well as complimentary therapies (such as vitamins and herbs), and even foods andbeverages can cause changes in the amount of the drugs in your bloodstream,even if you take the correct doses. When one drug affects the level of another drug it is called an interaction.Some drug interactions do...
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Adding Fresh Garlic or Minced Garlic by spice world in a jar to your food while cooking it be chicken,potatoes ect. is ok or not ok for patients on the cocktail for HIV?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...There have been studies where garlic supplements (generally much higher concentrations than when used for cooking) have been evaluated for the effect on blood levels Read more »

Food Interactions with HIV/Hep C Meds

Hello. I have heard before that broccoli, garlic, and grapefruit can all have nasty effects on HAART therapy. I'm needing a list, complete as possible, of foods that can react with HAART or with Hep C therapies (pegylated interferon and...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...I am not aware of any foods that need to be avoided specifically in the setting of treatment being given for HIV or HCV. In fact, broccoli and garlic in Read more »


am 62kg & on ARVs can i use garlic
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...neighborhood? Do you want to drive away an annoying boyfriend with impressive bad breath?Ok, kidding aside, there are some drug-garlic interactions that have been identified. (See below). Since I do not know which ARVs you are taking or how much... Read more »

Garlic and Hiv

I just read online that Garlic can interfere with hiv medications,is this true? I mentioned this awhile back to my doctor and she said she never heard that and that it`s good for me ? Please help ! Dave
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...interactions with HIV medications have been well studied. Even then, it's only a subset of HIV drugs that have been analyzed.Yes, garlic supplements do indeed have a very significant interaction with at least 1 HIV medication, the protease... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Garlic

... Garlic ( Allium sativum ) has been used worldwide to treat a variety of infections. HIV-positive people may use it to treat conditions Read more »
U.S. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine


...the diet. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has special labeling requirements for dietary supplements and treats them as foods, not drugs. are for high cholesterol, heart disease, and high blood pressure. Garlic is also used to prevent... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...(triazolam), Rifadin (rifampin), Prilosec-OTC (omeprazole), ergot derivatives (such as Cafergot, D.H.E. 45, Methergine, Wigraine), garlic supplements, or the herb St. John's wort. Do not use Advicor, Altoprev, Mevacor (lovastatin), Simcor,... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...main culprits because they help yeast to grow. To prevent this, they recommend eating as little as possible of these types of foods. Another approach is to eat larger amounts of foods that may keep yeast from growing. For example, some... Read more »
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GINSENG and other antioident

Posted by AaronK, 2 Replies
...heard that it makes people on antidepression meds... have a manic episode... and other effects... anyways... i like eating super foods... berrys... and i recently came arcoss acai berrys and goji berrys... but on the back it says might have... Read more »

what to eat for HIV/AIDS person?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hi all, I understand that I should eat BETTER... But I really don't know what are the good meals/food for HIV/AIDS people? Any anybody share your experience with me? And what kind exercise do you guys do? I feel my body is very senstive Read more »

HIV via infected food!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Dear Experts, I have some trouble, I need your help. Although you establish that HIV could transmit in three ways: Unprotected sexual intercourse, used syringes, and blood transfusion ..But I have one question: Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I just found out that I have HIV and I am scared.Please somebody help me Read more »