Should I Take Multivitamin If I Have Hiv

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Does daily multivitamins supplyments give incorrect HIV test result?

Dear Doc,I actually tested negative both at 9 weeks and 13 weeks after exposure. But lately I read something on the internet that says daily multivitamins supplyments intake can reduce HIV progression or delay onset of AIDS. Since I do take...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Multivitamins, despite whatever nonsense you read on the Internet, do not reduce HIV progression or delay the onset of AIDS. They also do Read more »

HIV medication and multivitamins

My sister is in her 2nd month of ARVs, she is on Stavir, lamividine, stocrin and cozole. She is... Read more »

atripla and multi-vitamins

Is it recommended/acceptable to take a daily multi-vitamin when taking atripla? Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tanzania: Infants Benefit When HIV-Positive Moms Take a Multivitamin

... HIV-positive pregnant women in Tanzania who took multivitamins reduced the chances that their infants would have developmental delays, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Multivitamins May Slow Progression of HIV for Patients in Earliest Phase of Disease, Study Says

...HIV-positive women who take a multivitamin once daily are 30% less likely than those who do not take the supplements to progress to the latest stage of HIV, according to Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Multivitamins Improve Weight Gain in HIV-Infected, Pregnant Women

...More than 13 million women of childbearing age are infected with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa. Infected pregnant women are at serious risk for low-birth-weight infants or preterm delivery. As HIV infection Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vitamin A Hikes HIV Loads in Breast Milk

... In two analyses of HIV-positive mothers in Tanzania, those who took vitamin A and beta-carotene supplements had significantly higher HIV loads in their breast milk than women who did not take them (P=0.02), Read more »