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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.

Be prepared...?
Reducing Sustiva dose

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