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Vitamins Not To Take With Atripla

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Vitamins and Atripla

My question is regarding Atripla and Centrum Mutivitamin/Multimineral supplement. Will it interact with my medicane i am taking. I also just recently started a low dose of HCTZ 25mg for high blood pressure. And how will my high blood pressure...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Vitamins and HCTZ do not interact with HIV medications. Being HIV positive does not have a direct effect on hypertension and vice versa. You need to control both conditions independently.By the way, these are the types of basic questions you... Read more »

Vitamin C and Atripla

Is it safe to take Vitamin tablets up to 1,000 mg every day when also on Atripla. Thank you and... Read more »

Vitamin interactions with Atripla?

Dear Dr. Nelson,I have been on Atripla for the past 15 months and have had great results so far. I... Read more »
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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 »
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Almost Three Quarters of Adults in U.S. HIV Group Have Low Vitamin D

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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 »
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Hot Topics: Can Vitamin D Boost CD4?; Nausea Treatment; Side Effect Waiting Game; and More

Hot Topics at TheBody.com's "Ask the Experts" Forums, May 28, 2014 May 28, 2014 Visit the Forums Read Past Email Newsletters Change/Update Subscription   Did Vitamin D Supplements Help Boost My CD4 Count? After... Read more »
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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 »

Atripla vs Isentess & Truvada?

Posted by rank, 3 Replies
Just a saw a new provider at my ID clinic. We discussed 'quality of life,' and my perceived lack thereof. He asked me if that had worsened over the more than 2 years I have been on Atripla; I said I was unsure. He told me to think about it, and... Read more »

atripla first medication regimen

Posted by JavierNYC, 6 Replies
hello everyone my doctor is going to start me on atripla the one a day pill this will be my first regimen and im glade because its only one pill a day, has anyone taken this medication? i hear that some people have nightmares is that true, im... 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 »