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How Much Ginkgo For Neuropathy

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Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? Who Is at Risk of Developing PN? How Do You Know if You Have PN? PN Treatments AIMS for PN What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Many people living with HIV (HIV+) develop problems that involve the nervoussystem. The nervous system controls thinking, movement, sensations, andfeelings. There are two parts of the nervous system: the brain and spinal cord(central...
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ginkgo and isentress and truvada

are there any documented negative contrandications between ginkgo biloba and isentress and truvada when taken concurrently with one another?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Drug interactions are a very important topic to be aware of- especially when it comes to HIV medications, there are significant risks of decreased potency.Ginkgo has the potential to interact with many medications that... Read more »

Ginkgo

Im thinking of taking ginkgo to improve my memory and I take Norvir, Viread, Epzicom and Reyataz...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
There was one report of a potential interaction between Gingko and Efavirenz (Sustiva, part of Atripla) <a href="http://www.aidsmap.com/Dont-take-iGinkgo-bilobai-with-efavirenz/page/1434527/" target=_new>Don't take Ginkgo biloba... Read more »

Ginkgo Biloba and D4T, 3TZ, and Sustiva interactions?

I understand that St. Johns Wart lowers the medicinal rate inside your bloodstream of medications. What, if any, are the drug interactions of Ginkgo Biloba used with D4T, 3zt, and Sustiva?...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
I'm not aware that this has been evaluated. One of the problems with most herbal therapies is inadequate testing of interactions with most medications especially antiretrovirals. We barely know how antiretrovirals interact with each other in... Read more »

Ginkgo Biloba and D4T, 3TZ, and Sustiva interactions?

I understand that St. Johns Wart lowers the medicinal rate inside your bloodstream of medications. What, if any, are the drug interactions of Ginkgo Biloba used with D4T, 3TZ, and Sustiva?...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
I certainly don't know off the top of my head. However I would try to run down the known interactions from the websites that specialize in this. There is very little studied about herbal medicines and their interactions with pharmaceutical... Read more »
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Neuropathy?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is it possible to have hiv neuropathy (not the neuropathy produced by med but by hiv itself) soon after being infected, that its withing the first year of being infected? How likeky?

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Neuropathy?

Posted by Anonymous
Is it possible to have hiv neuropathy (not the neuropathy produced by med but by hiv itself) soon after being infected, that its withing the first year of being infected? How likeky?





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What is neuropathy pain?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
Can someone describe what is neuropathy pain? Read more »

NEUROPATHY

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i am experiencing what i think is the beginnings of hiv neuropathy. in the mornings, i can see the blood fill my lower legs and standing becomes uncomfortable. standing anywhere for long periods of times becomes uncomfortable. my legs are weak. ... Read more »