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regime of norvir
Apr 1, 2008

i have been on reyataz and truvada for a year now i went from 413 to 778 when my immune system was working so hard but the fibro and other problems with appetite i am losing weight i have had to change dr so she was nervous about me not being on norvir with the reyataz and truvada so now i am scared with this new drug when i was doing fine without it.

Response from Dr. Young

Thanks for your post.

When Truvada (tenofovir/FTC) is taken with Reyataz (atazaanvir), Norvir must be taken, since the tenofovir can seriously lower atazanavir levels (the Norvir compensates for this).

I wouldn't want to jeopardize your health or your long-term treatment options by inadequate drug levels.

If you have concerns about side effects, you should certainly discuss this with your doctor.

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