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Author Topic: Creatine & the liver  (Read 2972 times)

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Offline next2u

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Creatine & the liver
« on: September 15, 2007, 11:38:16 PM »
Hello,

I just tested positive and have stopped working out. I will start working out again soon, but I have one concern - my energy & muscle loss supplement contains creatine, should I stay away from it? I will ask my doctor at my next appointment but until then, any advice would be great.
midapr07 - seroconversion
sept07 - tested poz
oct07 cd4 1013; vl 13,900; cd4% 41
feb08 cd4  694;  vl 16,160; cd4% 50.1
may08 cd4 546; vl 91,480; cd4% 32
aug08 cd4 576; vl 48,190; cd4% 40.7
dec08 cd4 559; vl 63,020; cd4% 29.4
feb09 cd4 464; vl 11,000; cd4% 26
may09 cd4 544; vl 29,710; cd4% 27.2
oct09 cd4 ...; vl 23,350; cd4% 31.6
mar10 cd4 408; vl 59,050; cd4% 31.4
aug10 cd4 328; vl 80,000; cd4% 19.3 STARTED ATRIPLA
oct10 cd4 423; vl 410 ;); cd4% 30.2
jun11 cd4 439; vl <20 ;); cd4% 33.8 <-Undetectable!
mar12 cd4 695; vl ud; cd4% 38.6
jan13 cd4 738; vl ud; cd4% 36.8
aug13 cd4 930; vl ud; cd4% 44.3
jan14 cd4 813; vl ud; cd4% 42.8
may14 cd4 783; vl *; cd4%43.5

Offline redhotmuslbear

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Re: Creatine & the liver
« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2007, 09:41:50 AM »
I just tested positive and have stopped working out. I will start working out again soon, but I have one concern - my energy & muscle loss supplement contains creatine, should I stay away from it? I will ask my doctor at my next appointment but until then, any advice would be great.


Creatine is definitely hard on the kidneys, and you will definitely want to drop it if you wind up on a regimen containing Viread or Truvada.  Consider using bulk glutamine powder, instead -- forget pills, you need 5g to start.
"The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do." - BF Skinner
12-31-09   222wks VL  2430 CD4 690 (37%)
09-30-09   208wks VL  2050  CD4 925 (42%)
06-25-08   143wks VL  1359  CD4 668 (32%)  CD8 885
02-11-08   123wks off meds:  VL 1364 CD4 892(40%/0.99 ratio)
10-19-07   112wks off meds:   VL 292  CD4 857(37%/0.85 ratio)

One copy of delta-32 for f*****d up CCR5 receptors, and an HLA B44+ allele for "CD8-mediated immunity"... beteer than winning Powerball, almost!

 


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