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Recently I've diagnosed HIV positive, and has not taking any med yet

Hi Dr. Pierone,Thanks for answering my questions. My name is Joe,Male, Age: 33 Year old, Weight: 240 lbs, Height: 6.1. I have been diagnosed HIV positive since October 2005. On that time, my viral load was 5,000. Today, January 2006, I got blod...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello and thanks for posting. The viral load test is quite low off therapy and this is certainly good news. You did not mention the CD4 count, but I assume it is high or normal. Positive lifestyle behaviors are linked to lower viral load readings... Read more »

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 with Atripla. Do not take herbs or any other supplement without consulting your physician.Nelson... Read more »

Atripla & Multivitamins

I recently started HIV treatment, having been prescribed Atripla to also treat my Chronic Hepatitis B as well. Many friends have told me to start taking a supplement as well, so I was wondering what multivitamin supplement I should take...I've...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
I try to stay away from herbs since we do not know the interaction of most with HAART. A simple multivitamin three times a day with food is good. I like the Energy Caps by SuperNutrition or any multivitamin made by Jarrow since I have seen these... Read more »

can you tell me what protease is in a multivitamin

i recently bought a new multivitamin that lists protease as an ingredient. Im not currently on any meds, but am positive...is this the same protease that hiv needs to replicate itself...should i not be taking this? please clarify for me,...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
The HIV protease inhibitors are specific for HIV only and cannot be in any multivitamin. The term protease refers to enzymes that cleave protein molecules. What specific protease enzyme in the multivitamin in anyone's guess! Doubt that there... Read more »
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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 200, so for those like myself who... Read more »

Hiv Positive Dating | Hiv Positive Singles | Hiv Positive Forums | Hiv Positive Chatroom

Posted by Chloe1023, 5 Replies
http://www.Pozspaces.com is a HIV positive singles dating site for individuals who may be HIV positive or have AIDS. We understand that living with this virus/disease can be difficult when it comes to dating. We want to provide the opportunity for... Read more »

Hiv Positive Dating | Hiv Positive Singles | Hiv Positive Forums | Hiv Positive Chatroom

Posted by Pozme
www.Pozspaces.com is a HIV positive singles dating site for individuals who may be HIV positive or have AIDS. We understand that living with this virus/disease can be difficult when it comes to dating. We want to provide the opportunity for those... Read more »

I am HIV positive, I tested positive a year ago.

Posted by DELRAELADAMSCH, 1 Reply
Hello I am HIV Positive and I have been taking the necessary medication and I tested positive a year ago. Read more »