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med combintation
Dec 17, 2005

dear sir,

i got the following meds from my doctor.i was told at the pharmacy that this is not a very good combination.

i am meant to take them together once a day...some should be taken with food others not..& i understood that there is a med interaction.

what should i do???

2 atazanavir 150gr

1 ritonavir 100gr

1 didanosine 250gr

1 tenofovir 245gr

please advise....isnt a "normal" combination only of 3meds?

why do i have 4?

Response from Dr. Holodniy

The ritonavir is used as a "booster" and does not count as an active medication. That dose of ritonavir is used only to raise the blood levels of the atazanavir so it can work better.



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