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Riboflavin And Hiv

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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...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
you could talk to your MD about changing antiretroviral. It is possible that coming off d4t and adding a different nucleoside (I don't know what you have been on before) as well as either a nonnucleoside or a PI might help with the facial... Read more »

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Pre-med vitamins and nutritional supplements

Posted by DC23, 5 Replies
I'm newly positive, and I don't yet require any meds. (My viral load is low, 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... Read more »