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Niacin And Hiv

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Interactions/dangers of niacin as supplementary high cholesterol treatment

Niacin has been suggested as an additional component to current lipid-reduction regimen (Lipitor, Tricor). How serious is the risk of negative interaction between the niacin and a standard HIV regime, as well as with an anti-coagulant (Warfarin)?...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
I think the major risk is liver toxicity. I hate using pharmacological doses of niacin because of this and because of the very common facial flushing that occurs after taking niacin. I don't think there is much of a problem with drug... Read more »

Niacin?

What dosage of niacin to you recommend to help increase cholesterol (HDL)?Thank you very much.... Read more »

Niacin and abdominal accumulation of fat

Hi. I am 49 y.o LM HIV+ diagnosed 6yrs ago. Undetectable. CD4: 625. Taking Viramune, Ziagen,... Read more »
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A Clinical Guide to Supportive and Palliative Care for HIV/AIDS

Introduction Patients receiving palliative care for HIV disease have the potential for numerous drug interactions, given the complex drug regimens used to treat both early as well as advancing HIV disease. It is estimated that at any point, up to... Read more »
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Lipodystrophy and Women

Of all the unintended effects from taking anti-HIV therapy, perhaps none is more visible than lipodystrophy. Lipodystrophy can diminish a person's physical and emotional well-being, leading to an increased risk of heart disease, diabetes and... Read more »
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Table of Contents An Alternative for Peripheral Neuropathy Stable Viral Load but Evolving Drug Resistance Niacin Revisited HIV on Campus References An Alternative for Peripheral Neuropathy Hart AM, Wilson ADH, Montovani C, et al.... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
i have red face for a few months now. im wondering if this may be what is said to be flushing from hiv. I am ver woorid and don't know where to go from here. Can anyone help me with what flushing is?

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NIGHT SWEATING - NATURAL TRETAMENT - FREE TRIAL

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