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L Carnitine And Hiv

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Interactions between carnitine and HIV medications.

Hi Dr:i read your reply: there are no known interactions between carnitine and HIV medications. I am taking combibir and stocrin so i can take the L carnitine injection? ...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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why would you take carnitine in injection unless you have a specific disorder that requires that route of administration?nelson... Read more »

Carnitine deficiency Hiv related

I was having general aches,pains & lethargy and found to have LCarnitine deficiency HIV... Read more »


Dear Dr.,What if anything have you heard about L-carnitine treatments for hiv+ individuals.... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous
I had very painful neuropathy in my legs and my feet burned like I was walking on hot coals. I stopped taking the D4T and I read about a natural amino acid called Acetyl-L Carnitine (1,000mg per day) and to my surprise it worked right away. I... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
What is anyone doing about little town docs
know nothing and have no suggestion. Cosmetic docs
told me know even if i could pay. my legs and arms
are face looks like a sharpei...and my
upper stomach is humongus and even effects... Read more »

Peripheral Neuropathy - L-Carnetine

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Greetings! Just thought I would post the following info, it is based strictly on my personal experience and is not a recommendation.

I am a long-term survivor(21 years) and in general good health. Last year I successfully complete a course of Chemo... Read more »


Posted by pos_91, 1 Reply
I need to now if anyone has had any problems with their memory. There seems to be somekind of tension head ache related to my problem . but im not sure if its just from the stress of forgeting everything or its connected to the forgettin. I am a... Read more »