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Atazanavir And Ritonavir

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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
...due to its higher barrier for resistance. Otherwise the choice comes down to concerns about side effects (gut for atazanavir/ritonavir and brain for efavirenz) and other issues (if you are female and hope to get pregnant then efavirenz not a good... Read more »


Sorry to bother you again but I'm concerned as my consultant at the leading clinc in London as just... Read more »

lansoprazole and Kaletra

Hi, I am in the UK. I am currently taking Kivexa and Kaletra for my therapy. I visited my GP this... 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 »
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Tenofovir Reduces Atazanavir/Ritonavir Parameters in Experienced Patients

... Pharmacokinetic (PK) Parameters of Atazanavir (ATV)/Ritonavir (RTV) When Combined to Tenofovir (TDF) in HIV Infected Patients With MultipleTreatment Failures: A Substudy of Puzzle2-ANRS 107 Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Atazanavir, With or Without Ritonavir, Should Not Be Coadministered With Proton Pump Inhibitors

...issued a Dear Healthcare Provider letter regarding important new pharmacokinetic data concerning the coadministration of Reyataz (atazanavir) and Norvir (ritonavir) with Prilosec (omeprazole). Omeprazole is a proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) for the... Read more »
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Unboosted Atazanavir Better on Insulin Sensitivity Compared to Lopinavir/Ritonavir

...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 support that atazanavir, given without... Read more »
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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 »

Those taking, Raltegravir, Truvada & Atazanavir

Posted by sweetvanilla27, 1 Reply
...reaction, I was tould by my Docktor an extremely rare to get so bad. Then I was moved to taking Truvada & Atazanavir & Ritonavir and I had too be taken off these too due to a bad reaction. I have had about 6weeks beak from any meds to... Read more »

started meds and hate it.

Posted by frank74, 9 Replies
I started meds because my vl was too high 100,000 and cd4 dropped to below 500. I don't have any physical issues with meds but I is more emotional. It's a twice daily reminder of it(HIV) that before I could forget about it for a while. Read more »

Hi I'm new

Posted by Mondo, 6 Replies
...yet. (I?m still pretty screwed up about the whole thing) I am currently undectable and I?m taking Reyataz [atazanavir], Norvir [ritonavir] and Kivexa [abacavir/3TC, Epzicom]. Cheers Mondo Read more »