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Thrush And Grapefruit Seed Extract

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Grapefruit Seed Extract and Atripla

Is it okay to take grapefruit seed oil extract with Atripla?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Though there is concern about an interaction between protease inhibitors and grapefruit derivatives, use of grapefruit derivatives with efavirenz (in Atripla) is generally OK though would inform your primary HIV provider that you are taking it so... Read more »

Kaletra and Grapefruit Seed Extract?

Can I use grapefruit seed extract while using Kaletra? If not, why?... Read more »

Grapefruit seed extract and HIV meds

Came across an article in POZ about using grapefruit seed extract in a nasal rinse to combat... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Grapefruit Seed

Grapefruit seed extract is made by crushing and grinding the seeds of grapefruits. It's a very acidic liquid with a bitter taste. This extract is used commercially to sterilize some foods for animals and to disinfect surfaces in hospitals. When sold... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Appendix B: References to Research on Herbal Therapies

Aloe Vera Volger BK, Ernst E. Aloe vera: a systematic review of its clinical effectiveness. British Journal of General Practice 1999;49(447):823-8; Montaner JS, Gill J, et al. Double-blind placebo-controlled pilot trial of acemannan in advanced... Read more »
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Treating and Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally

There is a strong connection between what you eat and the health of your immune system. Nevertheless, nutritional approaches to prevent and treat conditions like candidiasis (fungal, yeast infections) are complicated and controversial. While there... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Silymarin (Milk Thistle)

What Is Silymarin? What Are the Benefits of Silymarin? Why Do People With HIV Use Silymarin? How Is Silymarin Used? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It Interact With Other Therapies? How Do We Know It Works? The Bottom Line ... Read more »
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