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Cause Of Hepatotoxicity

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dear dr. d good day and good health ! can you state with specificity what effect(s) short-/longterm administration of reyataz (atazanavir) can have on active untreated hbv in a coinfected patient ? the reyataz patient info leaflet states : reyataz...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I have used atazanavir in a number of hepatitis B infected patients without any problem. Atazanavir can cause an increase in indirect bilirubin levels (Like Gilbert's syndrome) which has not yet been demonstrated to actually cause any liver... Read more »


dear dr. d good day and good health !can you state with specificity what effect(s)... Read more »

Atripla switched to Viramune and Truvada

I was switched from Atripla to Viramune and Truvada about 7 months ago by my doctor. We were... Read more »


...the FDA are Agenerase, Aptivus, Crixivan, Fortovase, Invirase, Kaletra, Lexiva, Norvir, Reyataz, and Viracept. What is hepatotoxicity? Hepatotoxicity is a general term for liver damage. Medications, including those used to treat HIV... Read more »
Pfizer, Inc.

Case Study of a Patient With Serious Hepatotoxicity in Maraviroc 2b/3 Trial Reported at Targeting HIV Entry -- 1st International Workshop

...Bethesda, MD -- Howard Mayer, M.D. of Pfizer Global Research and Development presented today on a case of one patient with serious hepatotoxicity in the treatment nave trial of the maraviroc phase 2b/3 program. Speaking at the "Targeting HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Adding HIV Protease Inhibitors to Rifampin Leads to Adverse Effects

... Mixing the TB antibiotic rifampin with a protease inhibitor combination, ritonavir-boosted atazanavir, could cause hepatotoxicity and gastrointestinal intolerance in TB-HIV co-infected patients, a recent study found. The adverse events occurred... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Severe Hepatotoxicity During Combination Antiretroviral Treatment: Incidence, Liver Histology, and Outcome 18-month period were assessed to define prospectively the incidence and factors associated with the occurrence of severe hepatotoxicity (SH), as well as the histology and outcomes from SH during ART. Seven hundred fifty-five HIV-positive... Read more »
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Should i Start medication???

Posted by coconyc, 3 Replies
Hi im Coco from nyc I though the benefit or getting tested its to find out the virus in a early time so u can get a good treatment that prolong ur life in a better condition, i got my first results a month ago and i got CD4:276 and VL: 3616, so my... Read more »

What foolish and senseless behavior. Please Help!

Posted by brainshom, 1 Reply
About 2 months ago, I did something that was completely out of my character and now I am scared as hell. I was new in the neighborhood and had a one night stand with a girl whom I later found out was/is a prostitute. Had I known she was a sex... Read more »

U.S. Issues Warning on Use of Anti-AIDS Drug

Posted by Anonymous
...was strengthening product package warnings because of continued reports of "severe, life-threatening and in some cases, fatal hepatotoxicity.'' Beltrami said the adverse reactions reported among health- care workers "do not, in any way, apply to... Read more »

do genital warts cause cancer in men

Posted by team1, 1 Reply
they do cause cervical cancer in women among other things. but its been stated that the warts are harmless to men? is that true? Read more »