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K-pax Interaction Hiv Meds Atripla

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Is red marine algae safe to take with HIV meds?

Hi,I have checked all the forums and cannot find any info on red marine algae or sulfated polysaccharides.I'm writing to find out if there are any known interactions between RMA (red marine algae, sulfated polysaccharides) and Atripla (my meds) or...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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...tend not to be heavily metabolized by the liver. But, to the best of my knowledge, there's little data on the potential drug-drug interactions between RMA and HIV medications. Further, I'm not convinced that there's much benefit.If it were my... Read more »

what is multi drug resistance?

hey, i have been reading a lot of people with multi drug resistant strain? how can that be... Read more »

Isentress with Nexium

Hello,I am a 46 year old male,HIV+,and allready been on Atripla for the past 3 years.Recently my... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Videx EC

...heavy alcohol use should avoid Videx. Body fat redistribution/accumulation has also been reported with Videx. Potential drug interactions: Videx levels are increased with Viread (a drug also found in Truvada and Atripla); therefore, use with... Read more »
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...than the majority of the NRTIs), it is believed the impact on individuals with liver disease should be minimal. Potential drug interactions: Videx levels are increased with Viread (a drug also found in Truvada and Atripla); therefore, use... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...or distension, nausea/vomiting, difficulty breathing or shortness of breath, and enlarged, fatty liver. Potential drug interactions: See the drugs contained in Combivir -- Epivir (lamivudine, 3TC), and Retrovir (zidovudine, AZT). Do... Read more »
The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...Introduction How Drugs Are Metabolized Drugs That Slow Down Metabolism Drugs That Speed Up Metabolism Other Types of Drug Interactions Drugs and Other Substances That May Interact With HIV Medications Other Types of Drugs That... Read more »
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Probably About To Start Meds

Posted by southerncharm, 6 Replies back in october, and they didn't know what they were doing. My numbers were not good ( cd4 99 VL 88K) but I didn't start meds they put me on antibiotics to prevent PCP but it only made me break out in a horrible full body rash. Anyway I... Read more »

Anyone have any imput about migraines

Posted by impoz, 3 Replies
...I suffer from migraines and yesterday was supposed to start Atripla but put it off cuz I'm a little worried about taking meds for migraines then taking Atripla my doctor thinks it will be fine but I don't know.....anyone? Read more »

Itchy skin rash from sun and meds?

Posted by DJones, 4 Replies
...hands and knees and it itches like heck. I am about to go nuts it itches so bad. Anyone else have this problem taking the meds I am on? Has anyone found any relief in any way? I am about to tear my skin off. Any suggestions? Read more »

HIV+ & recently started Truvada or Atripla

Posted by HENNEHIVSTUDY, 1 Reply
...WE NEED YOUR OPINIONS! If You Have: Been Diagnosed as HIV-Positive in the Last 5 Years Between the Ages 18-49 TAKE PART IN A RESEARCH STUDY TO TALK ABOUT DIFFERENT HIV TREATMENT OPTIONS. Read more »