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Riboflavin And Hiv

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The Well Project

Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

...theNRTIs. In serious cases, hospitalization and supportive care, such asintravenous (IV) fluids and a machine to help you breathe, may also beneeded. Some health care providers recommend giving thiamine (vitamin B1),riboflavin (vitamin B2), L-carnitine, coenzyme Q, or vitamins C, E, and K topeople with lactic acidosis, but the these treatments have not been proven tobe effective. You should not stop taking any HIV drugs without talking with...
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recurring thrush? (VITAMINS AND MINERALS, 2010)

hello Dr. I am a 34 gwm diagnosed with AIDS a year ago. At that time my CD4's were 63, VL 115,000. I was very fatigued, and had bouts of recurring thrush. I began HAART (Reyataz, Truvada, Norvir) and also Mepron (due to a Dapsone allergy)and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...supplements.People with HIV may benefit from taking supplements of the following vitamins and minerals:B Vitamins: Vitamin B-1 (Thiamine), Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin), Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine), Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin), and Folate (Folic... Read more »

riboflavin, carnitine etc. what's the dosage, docs??

thanks for your good work, I've got a question on the dosage of the riboflavin...carnitine...coQ...and thiamineyou mentioned to possibly help with facial wasting. I'mcurrently on zerit and epivir; completely healthy, muscular and with great...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
...either a nonnucleoside or a PI might help with the facial wasting. This type of change should not adversely affect control of HIV.Alvan Fisher, M.D. Read more »

co - enzyme Q

Q and l-carnitine with anti viral medicine. is it safe ? any known interaction? thank u for your response.
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...Co Q carnitine and Riboflavin may have some value in slowing mitochondrial toxicity of HIV medications. There should not be any harm in taking them at normal doses. However make sure you inform your HIV treater about Read more »

L-carnitine, coenzyme Q10, riboflavin & lipodystrophy?

I have been on Stavudine, Lamivudine, Efavirenz, Hydroxyurea & Testosterone patches for nearly two years. I was on PIs before. Since I started treatment my VL has been below 50 & T cells >700. I'm 57, get lots of exercise (cycling, swimming,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
You don't mention what your low CD4 and high RNA levels are (if not too bad a drug holiday could be considered). A switch to other drugs (ie AZT/3TC/abacavir/nevirapine) could be considered. Some are trying L-acetyl carnitine and N-acetyl cysteine... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Vitamins and Minerals

...with HIV may benefit from taking supplements of the following vitamins and minerals: B Vitamins: Vitamin B-1 (Thiamine), Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin), Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine), Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin), and Folate (Folic Acid). Antioxidants ,... Read more »
AIDSinfo

HIV and Pregnancy

...with lactic acidosis need intravenous (IV) fluids and a machine to help them breathe. Some doctors recommend giving riboflavin (vitamin B2), thiamine (vitamin B1), coenzyme Q, L-carnitine, or vitamins C, E, and K to patients with lactic acidosis,... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
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Gum Disease and Powerade situation

Posted by livenow, 3 Replies
...accidentally drank from the friend's bottle. I spit the drink out immediately. Is it possible that I could have contracted HIV from this man if his gums were bleeding, seeing as how I had a cut/bump at the very top of my gums? Would the... Read more »

Pre-med vitamins and nutritional supplements

Posted by DC23, 4 Replies
...and my T-cells are high.) I was wondering if anyone had any advice on 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... Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

Just Turned Poz.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I just found out I was POZ. I am 23 yo and have no Health insurance. I plan to live heatily and not worry about MEDS until I am more settles in life. I think I can go at least 3 yrs without having to worry about MEDS. Can someone give me any... Read more »