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Recommended Vitamins For Hiv

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I am about to start atripla, and I am scared to continue taking my multi-vitamin/ multi-mineral

I am starting atripla therapy and i read that St. Johns wort is a no no. That being said, I am very active and exercise a lot. I have been taking a multi vitamin/ multi-mineral vitamin pack from produced by GNC for active men. Is it safe to continue...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...So far , B vitamins and minerals have not been found to interact with HIV medications, so I would not be too concerned and still take your multivitamin Read more »

Vitamins/Supplements for HIV - What to take?

Hi NelsonI'm on a limited income so I don't have a lot of extra money to spend on vitamins and... Read more »

Using Vitamins and Dietary Supplements with my HIV treatment

After being recently diagnosed with HIV my doctor and I decided to start treatment since my numbers... Read more »
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Frailty, Bone Disease and Vitamin D Deficiency: An Update From the 1st International Workshop on HIV & Aging

...studied an intervention in HIV-positive people with bone loss. It provided all 44 volunteers 500 mg of calcium plus 400 IU of vitamin D per day, and also gave some volunteers one weekly dose of alendronate (Fosamax) for 96 weeks. Both arms had... Read more »
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High-Dose Vitamin D Supplementation in HIV-Infected Men Safe in Small Study

...unfortunately a constraint. We would have loved to be able to prescribe it. So it could be varying doses. Because not all vitamins have what they are supposed to have. It's an unregulated business. That's absolutely true. We recommended that... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Vitamins and Minerals

... Why Are Vitamins and Minerals Important? What Are Antioxidants? How Much Do I Need? Which Nutrients Are Important? What About Other Supplements? Read more »
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Studies Highlight Vitamin D Deficiency Prevalence and Possible Risk Factors in People With HIV

...association with any particular HIV drug or drug class. (It also didn't find a link between low vitamin D levels and low bone mineral density, which conflicts with some previous study results -- and suggests that while vitamin D may be an... Read more »
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Maitake, mushrooms against HIV?

Posted by spain, 1 Reply
...Hi, does anyone have experience with taking supplements of the Maitake or other healing mushrooms? I've read Maitake kills HIV in vitro, but research on that is old, and I haven't found any study in humans. Taking supplements in high doses of... Read more »

Multivitamin for HIV pozzzes...

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...I read in an HIV magazine in a study of persons with HIV that those on a mega multivitamin regime had a much higher % had greater longevity and better health than those not taking them (they did have CD4 counts under Read more »

Can you over do it

Posted by soimnotalone, 5 Replies
...this is annother question I asked "the experts" multi-vitamins I think are made with healty people in mind...should we (i am advanced aids) be doubling up on the vitamin intake--taking a one Read more »

Pre-med vitamins and nutritional supplements

Posted by DC23, 4 Replies
...preventative measures to take now that I'm early in my HIV infection. Does anyone recommend any specific over-the-counter vitamin combinations or other nutritional supplement regimens? Any other advice to delay HIV progression? Read more »