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Taking Vitamins With Atripla

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

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Is it recommended/acceptable to take a daily multi-vitamin when taking atripla? ... Read more »

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Dr. Is It safe to take your helpaitamins while taking atripla?I have been taking atripla for 1... Read more »
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On Sleeping and Traveling While Taking Atripla

Stephen A. I started taking Atripla [efavirenz/tenofovir/FTC] about nine months ago, and the worst side effects for me are apparent when I am sleeping. My fiancĂ©e tells me I have an increased breathing rate, I sweat a lot, my limbs tend to... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC)

ef-FAH-ver-enz / em-tri-SIT-uh-bean / te-NOE-fo-veer Brand Name: Atripla Other Name(s): EFV/FTC/TDF Drug Class: Combination Drugs Approved Use: Treatment of HIV Infection WARNING: Atripla can cause serious, life-threatening side... Read more »
TheBody.com

Vitamin D Supplements Have Possible, But Still Unclear, Benefits in People Living With HIV

Two new studies on vitamin D supplementation suggest slight benefits in bone health for people living with HIV. However, neither provided enough evidence to recommend widespread vitamin D supplementation. Before we get into the studies, let's have... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Almost Three Quarters of Adults in U.S. HIV Group Have Low Vitamin D

Nearly three quarters of HIV-positive adults in a fourcityUS study had low levels of vitamin D, which is essentialfor healthy bones and good general health. 1 Blacks and Hispanics had a higher risk of vitamin Ddeficiency than whites. Some risk... Read more »
Connect With Others

What vitamins should I take?

Posted by tommyga
Hey, newly positive. I'm not currently on any meds, but would like to go ahead and start with some vitamins. I'm a 28 yo male, any thoughts on what to take? Read more »

I taking Atripla and

Posted by harcase116, 1 Reply
I started noticing besides my achy joints and contant headaches(even with Aleve it still don't help) that my skin is getting drier and flaking!!!! Anything out there that can help!!! Read more »

HELP! Took Atripla By Mistake

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 4 Replies
I brought my medicine bottles to work today to reorder my them by phone. While rushing to take my vitamins, I took an Artipla pill by mistake. (I usually take one at night). Im beginning to stress out about this.

There was a post in one of the... Read more »

Tested pos in June 2010 (Atripla)

Posted by Timothy, 5 Replies
Tested Pos in June of this year, I got my CD4 count at 255 and my VL at 225,000. I was put on Atripla a few weeks ago so just waiting till the next visit to see if my count is going up any. The Atripla has made me very sleepy and almost a high out... Read more »