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Reyataz Side Effects

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Atazanavir (Reyataz)

What Is Atazanavir? Atazanavir, also called Reyataz, is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART). Atazanavir is a protease inhibitor manufactured by Bristol-Myers Squibb. Atazanavir was approved by the FDA in 2003. Generic versions have been tentatively approved under PEPFAR (see Fact Sheet 475 ). Protease inhibitors prevent the protease enzyme from working. HIV protease acts like a chemical scissor. It cuts the raw material for HIV...
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Reyataz/Truvada vs. Reyataz/Combivir

My partner and I are both about to embark on starting meds. We both were diagnosed as HIV + as of Nov 4, 2004. His doctor is prescribing Reyataz/Norvir/Combivir. My doctor is presribing Reyataz/Norvir/Truvada. We both have the same resistence...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
The best way to use Reyataz is not yet clear. There is no question that this agent represents a significant advance in the protease inhibitor class. It has fewer metabolic side effects, is dosed once a day, and is quite potent when boosted by... Read more »

Reyataz or Reyataz/Norvir

I tested positive in July of this year. My initial CD4 was 249, 4 wks later 279, 4 weeks later 219, 2 weeks later 205. My VL was 102,000; 238; and undetectable the last two times. I started Atripla the first week in August. My current physician...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
I would go back to your doctor and ask why he or she thinks that a change in your medication is needed at this time. It is quite possible that there is important information that you have not included in your email, so I will make some observations... Read more »

Reyataz side effects

How common is it for those taking Reyataz to experience elevated bilirubin levels to the extent that it becomes cosmetically obvious? My doctor wants me to start Reyataz and says he has only seen this 'yellowing' once before and overall,...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Reyataz is one of the safest drugs we have available to use for HIV. There is absolutely no evidence that it is associated with diabetes. Most people get an elevated bilirubin on this drug. However, it only leads to having to stop the drug due to... Read more »

Norvir dosage and side effects combined with Reyataz and Truvada

My Dr. switched me from my initial first line therapy Isentress/Truvada due to some Isentress side effects to Norvir gel caps , Reyataz and Truvada which he instructed me to take one a day. When I search online the prescribing information for...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi and thanks for posting.When dosed with Reyataz, Norvir is dosed 100 mg, once daily. The regimen should be taken with food. BY... Read more »
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Emtriva, Reyataz, Videx Ec

Posted by pooo, 3 Replies
Are any of you on Emtriva, Reyataz or Videx Ec?? If so how are you doing on them and have you had any side effects? Read more »

Norvir-Truvada-Reyataz any1 on this combo

Posted by light001, 3 Replies
hello
Just went to a new DR said to go with this combo and i am wondering did it help anyone. i used to take Combivir and Crixivan and he said those are old meds no one takes them anymore there is so much better out there now...is he correct are... Read more »

Epzicom + Reyataz?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi.
I have just been diagnosed with a CD4 count of 11, and a viral load of 820,000.
I may start teatment with Epzicom + Reyataz and I wanted to know if anybody else had started with this regimen, or is currently on it, and what they thought of it?
Thank... 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 these meds in the morning as opposed to the... Read more »