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What Herbs Not To Take 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
...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 »

Herb & Spices Concern

In a Nov 25th post titled "What can I take with Atripla" it was mentioned the "Garlic and St John's... Read more »

herbal tea interaction with atripla

Dear Dr.Robert,I just started atripla medication yesterday. and i am concerened about how it would... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Atripla (Efavirenz + Emtricitabine + Tenofovir)

... methadone . Efavirenz can lower concentrations of buprenorphine . Be aware of these interactions if you take Atripla. The herb St. John's Wort (see Fact Sheet 729 ) lowers the blood levels of some non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC)

...Food Interactions A doctor should be notified of any other medications, prescription or nonprescription (over-the-counter), or herbal medications, also being taken. Clinical Trials Click here to search ClinicalTrials.gov for trials that... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Atripla

... Combo Drug Common Name: efavirenz, emtricitabine, and tenofovir disoproxil Brand Name: Atripla Class: Dual-class fixed dose combination; single dose regimen -- nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Drugs and the Kidneys

...or symptoms of kidney injury will at first be subtle. Drugs and the Kidneys -- Caution Below is a list of some drugs and herbs with the potential to cause kidney injury; in some cases this problem is rare. In the case of the listed herbs,... Read more »
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Atripla at low low price

Posted by DjFresh, 1 Reply
...Hello, I have searched the soaring prices of Atripla in the US, and it came to my attention that I can offer people who need to take this medication at the fraction of the price Read more »

scared lost but optimistic

Posted by dean661, 10 Replies
I tested positive on April 20 and have taken all of the preliminary tests.I go in to see my doctor for results Monday. If I'm directed to start drug therapy do I listen do I pause and do further research do I stop the recent klonapin prescription so... Read more »

High Sex Drive and Atripla

Posted by malcolm, 2 Replies
...I started Atripla a few days ago and since I get really horny at night. I take it around 10 p.m. just after having some turkey slices. During the Read more »

Scared of Start treatment!

Posted by makesmewonder, 6 Replies
hi there!! i am very scared of having to start treatment! My CD4 is 280 and my VL is 180.000, i am going to the doctor tonite to check if i will have to start any medication! I am in the UK and i know that here the guidelines are different than in... Read more »