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Selenium And Alpha Lipoic Acid

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alpha lipoic acid, interaction with Efavirenz + Truvada

I have been taking alpha lipoic acid 600 for about 2 years and I am about to start HIV treatment of Truvada + Efavirenz. Is there any problem if I continue to take the alpha lipoic acid?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I would not expect any significant interaction problems-I would inform your HIV provider so he/she can monitor for any unusual problems or issues regarding rapidity of reduction of HIV plasma levels. I havent seen any specific studies regarding... Read more »

Alpha Lipoic Acid

Are there any studies to support the use of Alpha Lipoic in the treatment of hiv or hiv drug... Read more »

Lipoic acid safe?

I am on a regime of Zadovudine, Lamivudine and Efavirenz and am thinking of taking a supplement of... Read more »
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CDC National Prevention Information Network

Multivitamin-Selenium Combo May Delay Ill Health, Mortality From AIDS When Antiretrovirals Are Unavailable

This article was reported by Harvard School of Public Health News . Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) News reported on a study of a special multivitamin with selenium that could slow progression to ill health significantly in HIV-positive... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Body Distortion -- Lipodystrophy

Lipodystrophy (lipid = fat; dystrophy = disorder) Lipodystrophy syndrome is the term used to describe a range of symptoms that include changes in body shape and metabolic changes (for the latter, see "Cardiac Concerns" and "Insulin Resistance and... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Antioxidants to the Rescue

Both HIV infection and exposure to medicines, including anti-HIV medicines, can affect mitochondria, the parts of a cell that produce energy. Impaired mitochondria produce less energy and so cells do not function properly. At the level of tissues or... Read more »
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Alpha-Liponic Acid

Posted by Bear60, 2 Replies
My partner is interested in trying this for neuropathy. Does anyone know of or has anyone taken Alpha- Liponic Acid. Seems to be precscribed in Europe but not here ( mostly for neuropathy asscoiated with diabetes). Recommended dose: 1800... Read more »

PARA ANA

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
QUERIDA ANA, PRIMERO MUCHAS GRACIAS POR TU APOYO QUE EN ESTOS MOMENTOS TAN DUROS QUE PASAMOS TODOS SON IMPRESCINDIBLES.TIENES RAZON CON RESPECTO A LOS COMENTARIOS DE MI PADRE, PERO COMO YA TE HE COMENTADO ES MEDICO Y EL ESTA ARTO DE ESTE TIPO DE... Read more »

Trying to deal with being + I also have Hepc

Posted by rackme, 7 Replies
I was just told Im hiv+ and Im also hepc. so I don't know when Im not feeling good which is causing the problems been getting vertigo the last couple of days. I see my shrink next week. I guess Im looking for ansures. Thanks any onfo I can get would... Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Anyone out there suffering from neuropathy in the legs & feet? Give me some solutions as to what helps?
Thanks a million.

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