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Magnesium Stearate

Hi: A nutritionist friend told me that magnesium stearate can cause bloating and gas in HIV patients? Is that true? Does it have any side effects or interactions especially in HIV+ people? Thanks!...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I have seen seen any data suggesting that HIV+ persons have any unique problems with magnesium stearate which is generally considered a non toxic substance which is used as an additive in a variety of products including pills/tablets as a filler. If... Read more »

Magnesium Deficiency

After years of chronic fatigue and benign faciculations. I have finally found out that I am magnesium deficient. Could this have been my problem for the past 10 years that I have been suffering with this? Since I've started the Magnesium...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Well one of my favorite philosophies is "never argue with success." If your physician determined you were deficient in magnesium and gave you a supplement; and if your problems resolved while taking the supplement. Then there is at least... Read more »

Fatigigue ,faintness,drugs and magnesium...my friend

I wrote before about my friend. He is having a rough time again.The last few weeks hes having a lot of fatigue and problems of weakness in the AMs. He was just switched from Viracept (he was on it 2 years) and Zerit (3 years) with good results...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
Hello JenSustiva is a new drug on the market that has very potent antiviral effects when used in combination with other medications. As many as 50% of patients who take this drug experience some central nervous system side effects such as... Read more »

Isentress interact with calcium and magnesium?

Hello Doc,Thank you for your reply ( "switch to Isentress/05 Feb'12)I've been switched to Isentress/Truvada for a week and very well tolerated so far without any issueRegarding the dosing time, my doctor suggest me to take Isentress...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi and thanks for posting.It's good to hear that you're tolerating your new medications well.The dosing time for your regimen is not so critical. Twelve hours apart might be a goal, but if you're off by a few hours, there... Read more »
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