Dissident AIDS Database

Co-factorsRecreational drugsCocaineOxidative stress
Neuroprotection in HIV-positive drug users: implications for antioxidant therapy.
 Shor-Posner G et al.
  “Cocaine-induced oxidative stress appears to involve decreased glutathione and lipid peroxidation, potentiating the oxidative stress associated with HIV-1 infection.”
  J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2002 Oct 1;31 Suppl 2:S84-8.2002