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Intravenous Alpha Lipoic Acid And Hepatitis

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alpha lipoic acid, interaction with Efavirenz + Truvada

I have been taking alpha lipoic acid 600 for about 2 years and I am about to start HIV treatment of Truvada + Efavirenz. Is there any problem if I continue to take the alpha lipoic acid?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I would not expect any significant interaction problems-I would inform your HIV provider so he/she can monitor for any unusual problems or issues regarding rapidity of reduction of HIV plasma levels. I havent seen any specific studies regarding... Read more »

Alpha Lipoic Acid

Are there any studies to support the use of Alpha Lipoic in the treatment of hiv or hiv drug... Read more »

Lipoic acid safe?

I am on a regime of Zadovudine, Lamivudine and Efavirenz and am thinking of taking a supplement of... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

A Response to the Current Difficulty in Obtaining Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human) (IGIV)

Dear Doctor: In recent weeks, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has received numerous calls from physicians, pharmacists, and pharmaceutical distributors about difficulties in obtaining sufficient amounts of Immune Globulin Intravenous (human)... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

À la Carte -- 10. Hepatitis C Co-Infection

Many people living with HIV are also living with hepatitis C, a virus that attacks and damages the liver. In people who are co-infected, the liver inflammation and damage may progress faster than in people who have hepatitis C alone; and sometimes... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence of Risk Factors for Hepatitis C Virus in HIV-Infected and HIV/Hepatitis C Virus-Coinfected Patients

In the current study, a sample of HIV patients completed a questionnaire identifying their demographic characteristics and risk factors for hepatitis C virus (HCV). A chart review was conducted to confirm the information obtained in the survey. Risk... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nucleic Acid Testing Could Help Detect HIV, Hepatitis C in Tissue Donations, Study Says

Nucleic acid testing could help detect HIV, hepatitis C and other viruses in donated human tissue, according to a study published in the Aug. 19 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine , the Richmond Times-Dispatch reports. NAT, which was... Read more »
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Alpha-Liponic Acid

Posted by Bear60, 2 Replies
My partner is interested in trying this for neuropathy. Does anyone know of or has anyone taken Alpha- Liponic Acid. Seems to be precscribed in Europe but not here ( mostly for neuropathy asscoiated with diabetes). Recommended dose: 1800... Read more »

La hepatitis c altera el periodo ventana?

Posted by Anonymous
Segun pone en el mundo tres meses es definitivo


Tras muchas prcticas de riesgo, me decid terminar con todo y no seguir cometiendo error tras error. Me realic una prueba Elisa (negativa) a las cuatro semanas y otra a los tres meses y medio.

Me qued ms... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by capeac, 1 Reply
Finalment tras dar de nuevo negativo en una prueba de VIH (I y II) me he quedado realmente mucho ms tranquilo. El caso es que en el ltimo anlisis tambin me realizaron las pruebas de todas las hepatits (A, B y C) dando negativo en las 3.
El caso es... Read more »

Anyone know of a good Hepatitis Forum?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Anyone know of a good Hepatitis Forum?
Thanks.

John Read more »