Garlic Supplements and Saquinavir

  title={Garlic Supplements and Saquinavir},
  author={Francis Derouin and Ren{\'e}e Grillot and Catherine Kauffmann-Lacroix and Bernadette Lebeau and Odile Morin}
Sir—In their recent article, Piscitelli et al. [1] advise that " patients receiving saqui-navir as their sole protease inhibitor should avoid using garlic supplements " [1, p. 238]. In their study, healthy volunteers who received the antiretroviral drug sa-quinavir and a garlic supplement exhibited a significant decline in plasma levels of saquinavir. As… CONTINUE READING