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Atazanavir Dosing

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An Overview of Reyataz (Atazanavir)

... at-a-za-NA-veer Brand Name: Reyataz Other Name(s): ATV, ATZ, BMS 232632 (atazanavir), BMS-232632-05 (atazanavir sulfate) Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Atazanavir, also known as Reyataz, is a type of medicine called a protease inhibitor (PI). Atazanavir works by blocking protease, a protein that HIV needs
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Atripla or atazanavir+ritonavir+truvada?

Hi,I will start med soon. my doctor told me start with atazanavir+ritonavir+truvada, but he told about Atripla before. my cd4 350, vl 90000. i didnt resistence test. Shoul be better start with Atripla?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Either option is an excellent choice. If you dont have results from a resistance test available the atazanavir option would be my choice due to its higher barrier for resistance. Otherwise the choice comes down to concerns about side effects Read more »

Low trough level Atazanavir

I have been on a combination of Atazanavir 500 mg. Ritonovir 100mg and nevirapine 400 mg for two years. Despite a consistently very low blood serum trough level for Atazanavir my viral load has remained undetectable and tcells increased by 100 to...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...You are a "fast" metabolizer of atazanavir because the nevirapine is causing you to metabolize the atazanavir faster and ritonavir boosting is not able to overcome this. Read more »

Chantix, boosted Atazanavir, & Truvada

Hi,Are there any known interactions between Chantix, and my current combo of Truvada & norvir/atazanavir?
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Not that have been described. I have added Chantix to this regimen without ill effects and in doing so have seen long time smokers quit. Go for it.DW Read more »

drug that fixes atazanavir problem

Dr. Young,Are researchers working on some drug that fixes the flaw in atazanavir. For instance, you take it and can be assured the yellowing effect permanently reverses. If they are not, this might be a great idea. What do you think?Neil
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...your question.Elevations in the blood chemical bilirubin occur very commonly among person who take the new protease inhibitor atazanavir (Reyataz). Very significant elevations can occur in about a third of persons who take the drug "unboosted"... Read more »
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A Slice of Atazanavir, but Hold the Ritonavir: Switch to Unboosted Dose Still Effective After 120 Weeks, With Good Lipid Findings

... Switching from a regimen containing Reyataz (atazanavir) boosted with Norvir (ritonavir) to a regimen that cuts out the Norvir doesn't hurt the regimen's effectiveness and doesn't compromise Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Atazanavir (Reyataz)

... What Is Atazanavir? Who Should Take It? What About Drug Resistance? How Is It Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It React With Read more »
The Body PRO

Unboosted Atazanavir Better on Insulin Sensitivity Compared to Lopinavir/Ritonavir

...have focused on how individual agents may differ on this adverse effect. This current study focused on measuring the impact of atazanavir (ATV, Reyataz) versus lopinavir/ritonavir (LPV/r, Kaletra) on insulin sensitivity. Overall, the outcomes... Read more »
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Atazanavir in Treatment-Experienced Patients

... Efficacy and Safety of Atazanavir (ATV) With Ritonavir (RTV) or Saquinavir (SQV) Versus Lopinavir/Ritonavir (LPV/RTV) in Combination With Tenofovir (TFV) and One Read more »
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Those taking, Raltegravir, Truvada & Atazanavir

Posted by sweetvanilla27, 1 Reply
...I am wanting to hear from anyone who have experienced taking Raltegravir, Truvada & Atazanavir and how you have got on with the meds? I first started taking meds in May this year I was put on Truvda and Sustiva first, and Read more »

need atazanavir

Posted by princealbert
...Does anyone know how to access atazanavir, a new protease inhibitor not yet approved? I've got less than 20 CD4, VL 40,000, am multi-drug resistant, and don't have too Read more »

Need Atazanavir

Posted by princealbert, 1 Reply
...Does anyone know how to access atazanavir, a new protease inhibitor not yet approved? I've got less than 20 CD4, VL 40,000, am multi-drug resistant, and don't have too Read more »

Reyataz,Norvir, Kivexa [abacavir/3TC, Epzicom].

Posted by Mondo
...Is there anyone here at the forum taking the following cocktail? I'm taking Reyataz[atazanavir], Norvir [ritonavir] and Kivexa [abacavir/3TC, Epzicom]. I would be interested to know how you are going with it and any problems Read more »