Drug Interactions - atazanavir
Jul 14, 2011
Currently I'm taking lamivudine, zidovudine, Atazanavir, ritonavir, I would really appreciate if u can tell me the DI for the meds especially Atazanavir which antacid, anti biotic, vitamins tabs and others supplements (drinks/tab) also fruits and vegs... Thank you in advance.
Response from Dr. Young
Hello and thanks for your post.
Drug-drug (or -supplement/herb) interactions with HIV medications are a very important to be aware of, as some can cause unwanted effects.
Your question is very broad in scope, but know that depending on the antacid type, there can be very significant interactions with atazanavir. As for vitamins, fruits and other foods, there aren't any significant issues.
For a more detailed tool to examine drug-drug interactions, I'd suggest the HIV Drug Interactions website.
Hope that helps, BY
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