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Taking Multivitamin When You're Hiv Positive

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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 Read more »

Vitamin supplementation and HIV

Hi Nelson, I am finishing a research trial and currently amd taking Truvada and either TMC278 or... Read more »

Vitamins/Supplements for HIV - What to take?

Hi NelsonI'm on a limited income so I don't have a lot of extra money to spend on vitamins and... Read more »
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A Practical Guide to Nutrition for People Living With HIV: The Big Chart of Vitamins and Minerals

... The Big Chart of Vitamins and Minerals This table lists the RDA (recommended daily allowance), UL (upper tolerable limit) and experimental high dose, Read more »
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Studies Highlight Vitamin D Deficiency Prevalence and Possible Risk Factors in People With HIV

... At the XVIII International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2010), a noteworthy oral poster discussion entitled " Shining Light on Vitamin D Deficiency " showcased six studies that tried to identify risk factors that made HIV-positive people more... 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 Read more »

New to all of this.....

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
...question)? 4) In terms of the new drug pipeline, have your Doctor's reassured you that there is hope for the future? 5) What vitamins do you take? 6) How has your lifestyle changed because of HIV? Sorry for so many questions, but I want to know... Read more »

Can you over do it

Posted by soimnotalone, 5 Replies
...annother question I asked "the experts" multi-vitamins I think are made with healty people in mind...should we (i am advanced aids) be doubling up on the vitamin intake--taking a one a day vitamin 2-3 times a day-- or would that cause more harm... Read more »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
...to be totally wrong. Beriberi, pellagra and scurvy were not caused by a transmissible agent but were all caused by a shared vitamin deficiency. Similarly: 'AIDS' is not caused by a transmissible agent ('HIV') but by exposure to multiple... Read more »