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Is Creatine Safe Take With Hiv Meds

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Is Creatine supplementation safe on my kidneys with Truvada?

Hi you big hunk! A quick question, I stopped taking Creatine when I began my HIV combo (I'm on Darunavir, Ritonavir and Truvada). My pharmacist said she had done some work on the absorption of Creatine in the kidneys and in her mind there was a...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

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Here is the only placebo controlled study done using creatine supplementation (Jarrow brand) in HIV combined with exercise versus exercise alone. 33 Patients (16 creatine, 17 placebo) began with a loading dose of 20 g/day (divided among four doses)... Read more »

Is it safe to take creatine with Lamivudine + Zidovudine and efavirenz?

Hello Mr. Vergel, Im marc from Beirut 29 years old just diagnosed with HIV from 3 month ago and had... Read more »

creatine, protein supplements and hiv meds

I saw that you've responded to queries about specific meds and creatine interaction, but are... Read more »
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Is Creatine useful to support treatment?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I read about creatine as good nutritional support in treatment and post-treatment especially in cases where muscle tissue needs building up (it is normally used as natural supplement by body builders). Does anyone have any experience with it, or... Read more »

How Safe Is Safe?

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I am newly diagnosed gay male who is trying to navigate his way through dealing with this process. Obviously testing positive brings up a whole array of issues dealing with sex, and I wanted to use this forum to raise my issues/questions, and get... Read more »

Is safe sex needed between HIV+ partners?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is safe sex needed between HIV+ partners? Recent study suggests maybe not??

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