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Taking Multivitamin With Hiv Meds

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Does Vitamin D affect hiv meds?

Hello, I have been diagnosed with osteopenia and have been advised by my doctor to take a vitamin D supplement. Does vitamin D affect my meds? I take Isentress and Truvada. I am now taking 2000 I.U of vitamin D per day. I also now take a...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES 50% of the population have low bone density. So, getting a handle on the multitude of risk factors of bone disease, like vitamin D or testosterone deficiency is important. To this end, I'm heartened to hear that your doctor has screened your... Read more »

Vitamins & Hiv meds

I am currently on norvir, lexiva, and truvada, wanted to know if it was okay to take vitamin C,... Read more »

Herbes & Vitamines - Pre Hiv Meds

Let me begin by saying thank you very much for all the great work you people do - Thank you!I was... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...protease inhibitors -- makes this a tricky drug to balance in a regimen, especially for salvage patients already on a host of other meds. -- Jeff Taylor Got a comment on this article? Write to us at . Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...body has special nutritional needs, so you should talk to your doctor about the following: taking a daily prenatal multivitamin (prenatal vitamins are different from regular multivitamins; make sure you get the right one) taking 1 to 5... Read more »

An Overview of Tesamorelin

...growth hormone to be created and spread in the body, which helps control metabolism, body shape, and use of energy. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Tesamorelin was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on November 10, 2010 for the... Read more »
The Body

An Introduction to Dietary Supplements for People Living With HIV/AIDS

...What If You Can't Afford Supplements? What Nutrients Should You Take Supplements For? Alpha-Lipoic Acid Calcium and Vitamin D Carnitine Coenzyme Q 10 (CoQ 10 ) Vitamin B 12 Zinc Multivitamins: The All-in-One... Read more »
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How to increase CD4 Count?

Posted by Just_Joe, 2 Replies
...CD4 count in January 2010 is in the 300's. My doc said my ratio looks good as far as my CD4 count goes and just keep taking my meds, will be the only thing that will help my CD4 count. Has anyone been doing anything or using anything that may... Read more »

Hi everyone

Posted by markman, 2 Replies
...jumped to the 400s, where it has stayed for a year, and Ive put on 10 pounds which was good for a skinny guy like me! I take multivitamins every day, and I am active and jog and run alot. Yesterday, my latest labs were cd4 500!!! Without meds.... Read more »

Multivitamin for HIV pozzzes...

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...Kaletra..horrible flavor, rough texture. I can NOT swallow with water, etc. must use milk or thicker. And I can/could swallow ALL my hiv meds at once, I don't have a problem taking large meds. But CRAP! And 6? In addition to HIV meds, meds... Read more »

What next?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
... I am back at the gym and loosing the extra lbs from winter. But besides being physically healthy are there suppliments or vitamins or something else I should do? Seems like there is a lot of "hokus pokus" too. Anyone have some sane sensible... Read more »