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Vitamins For Hiv

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Vitamins & Hiv meds

I am currently on norvir, lexiva, and truvada, wanted to know if it was okay to take vitamin C, Zinc, and B12, as well as calcium that has an array of other vitamins included?Thanks.
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...studies, most in undeveloped countries where nutritional deficiencies are much more common, which show beneficial effects of vitamins for people living with HIV infection. Read more »

Vitamins and HIV/HEP B

Dr. McGovern:I wanted to know if taking Opti-Pack multi vitamins (which have pretty high doses of... 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 »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vitamin A Hikes HIV Loads in Breast Milk

...controlled trial of 1,078 HIV-positive women who received either: vitamin A (5,000 IU) and beta-carotene (30 mg); B-complex vitamins and vitamins C and E; a multivitamin and vitamin A; or placebo. In a group of 594 women, the proportion of... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Vitamin D Linked to Survival in HIV

...Brasileiros de Endocrinologia e Metabologia. 2010 Mar;54(2):118-22. Paul TV, Asha HS, Thomas N, et al. Hypovitaminosis D and bone mineral density in human immunodeficiency virus-infected men from India, with or without antiretroviral therapy.... Read more »
The Body PRO

High-Dose Vitamin D Supplementation in HIV-Infected Men Safe in Small Study

...unfortunately a constraint. We would have loved to be able to prescribe it. So it could be varying doses. Because not all vitamins have what they are supposed to have. It's an unregulated business. That's absolutely true. We recommended that... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Low Maternal Vitamin D Increases the Risk of HIV Transmission to Offspring

... A new study of HIV-positive pregnant women finds that low maternal vitamin D levels are linked with a higher risk of viral transmission and an increase in infant mortality. In Tanzania, 884 HIV-positive Read more »
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Posted by Sparkles4life, 1 Reply
...how do you take care of your self on meds and hiv Read more »

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 better health than those not taking them (they did have CD4 counts under Read more »

Vitamins and supplements

Posted by Blixer, 6 Replies
...Does anyone have recommendations for a recommended daily vitamin and supplement routine. I've done some searches but haven't found anything that is greatly helpful. I've never been one to take Read more »

Skin infections and HIV?

Posted by spadude64, 4 Replies
...thigh) for more than a week. As far as my viral load goes, I am undetectable, but how common are skin infections in people with HIV? Should I be seen by a doctor? Any replies will be appreciated. Read more »