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Magnesium With Hiv Medications

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AIDS InfoNet

Azithromycin (Zithromax)

...and pain in the abdomen. Some people get very sensitive to sunlight. Others may get headaches, be dizzy or sleepy, or have some problems hearing. Very few people who take azithromycin get these side effects. However, most anti-HIV medications also cause problems in the digestive system. Azithromycin could make those problems worse. Some people get a severe allergic reaction to azithromycin. Let your health care provider know immediately if...
Ask the Experts

Alcohol helps but I obviously need a new diet.

I'm 29yo male and all of this is still very new to me. So if I ask anything that may seem ridiculous, I do apologize.Since I tested positive last year, I started drinking booze a lot. I want to quit but my mind doesn't feel stable when I'm sober...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...fastest ways to gain weight and increase your cholesterol/triglycerides, and to affect your liver while it is trying to process HIV medications.Your email gives me the impression that you need to see a physician that can treat you for anxiety so... Read more »

A persistant problem

Dear Dr Bob, I wrote to you on the 2nd Nov, with an embarassing problem... loose stools!i followed your advise and saw a doctor, he prescribed me `smecta` over a 4 week period, the first few weeks , there was a big improvement and then things became...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...everyone reading this forum. It is indeed possible to contract a strain of virus that is already resistant to one or even many HIV medications, making treatment much more difficult.I cannot diagnose the cause of your loose stools over the... Read more »

Co-administration and contraindications of EDTA and HIV medications.

Dr. Henry,Thank you for your prompt response, last night, Feb, 28th, on my inquiry of alternative treatments for experienced HIV patients who suffer with cardiovascular side effects, but it appears that you 'skirt' around many of my specific...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...(ferric ion), mercury++, copper++, aluminum+++, nickel++, lead++, cobalt++, zinc++, iron++ (ferrous ion), cadmium++, manganese++, magnesium++, and calcium++.Mercury, lead, and cadmium cannot be metabolized by the body and, if accumulated, can... Read more »


Dr Young - I know there is a forum for fatigue but I like your responses better.I have been HIV+ since January 2005. I started on Truvada and Sustiva in June 2006 with a CD4 of 189. Switched to Atripla in May 2007. I am also on Trazadone because...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your post and comments.There are many causes of fatigue, including HIV, HIV medications, depression, low testosterone and in your particular case, I wonder if you have a sleep disturbance. The later could be sleep Read more »

Starting Anti-HIV Medications

...the immune system. Drug resistance: HIV can mutate (change form). The altered HIV can multiply even in the presence of anti-HIV medications that would normally kill the virus. One or more drugs in a treatment regimen may become ineffective as... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Ciprofloxacin (Cipro)

...make sure the drug doesn't accumulate in your kidneys. Do not take Cipro at the same time as antacids that contain aluminum or magnesium. They will reduce the amount of Cipro in your blood. What Are the Side Effects? The most common side... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drugs and the HIV Lifecycle

... Table of Contents The Basics The HIV Lifecycle Approved HIV Drugs Combining HIV Drugs The Bottom Line The Basics HIV drugs cannot cure HIV but they can help you stay healthy by preventingthe Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Vitamins and Minerals

...including beta-carotene (the body breaks down beta-carotene to make Vitamin A), selenium, Vitamin E (Tocopherol), and Vitamin C. Magnesium and Zinc What About Other Supplements? In addition to vitamins and minerals, some nutritionists... Read more »
Connect With Others

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »


Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

Im new and want friends!=)

Posted by chula93, 1 Reply
hey! i am new here. I have had HIV all my life. i was born with it. Anyway, i thought it would be nice to talk to other people. Dame un mesaje si tu quieres=) Read more »

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »