Turmeric And Hiv

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Turmeric and Atripa

Is it ok to take Turmeric supplements with Atripla?I've heard that turmeric boosts the Cytochrome P450 system.Could this reduce the half-life of the components in Atripla?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...efavirenz or Atripla please post. I would generally not expect a clinically significant interatction but would inform your HIV provider so he/she can monitor. See below from Wikipedia entry on tumeric:Turmeric is currently being investigated... Read more »

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