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Reyataz And Hiv

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yellow skin

I am on Reyataz and Norvir for 3 years. I have had HIV for 21 years and never been ill. I have yellow skin due to the medication. I would like to know if drinking alcohol helps the yellow skin appear.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...If you have jaundice (yellow color) while on Norvir/Reyataz then your elevated bilirubin (yellow pigment in the blood) is possibly due to the Reyataz. Your HIV specialist should check Read more »

Jaundice from Reyataz

I love my easy regimen, which includes 2 Reyataz, 1 Videx, 1 Viread, and 1 Norvir, once each... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Bristol-Myers Reports Reyataz Cuts HIV Rebound

... A lower percentage of HIV patients taking Reyataz experienced a rebound in viral levels compared to patients on other protease inhibitors, according to a Friday announcement from Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Grants Approval of BMS' Reyataz for Combination Therapy in HIV Treatment

...therapies. The drug will be available in 100-mg, 150-mg and 200-mg doses. "Reyataz brings unique benefits to people living with HIV/AIDS, including the convenience of once-daily dosing and minimal impact on lipid levels," said Peter Dolan,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Asks Bristol-Myers Squibb to Stop Running Reyataz Ad It Says Minimizes Seriousness of AIDS

...The AIDS Healthcare Foundation on Thursday asked pharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb to stop running advertisements for its Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Therapy: Ritonavir-Boosted Reyataz Demonstrates Comparable Viral Load Reduction to Kaletra

...Conference on HIV Pathogenesis and Treatment, held in Paris in July, demonstrated that a treatment regimen combining the new drug Reyataz (Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.), boosted with low-dose ritonavir, provided antiviral effect comparable to a... Read more »
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Posted by Dizengoff, 4 Replies
...I am HIV+. My life is now over before it even began. All I want is someone to share my life with. I have tried, and cannot get a boyfriend... Read more »

Reyataz/Norvir/Truvada/Epzicom...morning or night?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I'm starting in a study, and I just got my meds today. I'll be on Reyataz boosted with Norvir, and either Epzicom or Truvada (I won't know which). Does anyone know if there are any advantages to taking Read more »

Protease Inhibitors - Hemophilia bleeds

Posted by akcol
...understand that PIs can be as dangerous to a person with Hemophilia as the virus we're all trying to control is. He has been taking Reyataz (PI) with Combivir for a year. Previous HAARTs: Sustiva (NNRTI) and Combivir, before that Fortovase (PI)... Read more »

What to start with?!

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...start with? In my stiuation, I hear conflicting stories - some say start with Truvada/Sustiva, some say commence with Truvada/Reyataz/Norvir, as I gather these are the 2 easiest options to take? Has anyone else been in my situation? If so, what... Read more »