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Do People Take Reyataz With Truvada

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Reyataz

Brand name: Reyataz Generic name: atazanavir sulfate (atazanavir), or ATV Class: Protease inhibitor (PI) Manufacturer: Bristol-Myers Squibb, www.reyataz.com , (800) 321-1335 AWP: $1,219.09/month for 300 mg capsules; $1,257.09/month for 200 mg capsules Standard Dose: One 300 mg capsule plus 100 mg Norvir, once daily (this dose must be used if taking Viread or Truvada, or if pregnant), or two 200 mg capsules (without Norvir), once...
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truvada an reyataz

they are chgin me again to this combo....plz tell me wat u think?...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
The combo of truvada and reyataz is quite popular...it should also include the 3rd drug Norvir (ritonavir). The norvir is needed to balance a drug interaction between truvada and reyataz which could leave the reyataz level too low. The 3 drugs... Read more »

Truvada/Reyataz/Ritoniavir dose

i have decided to go on meds and my doc has suggested truvada, reyataz with a retonavir booster. i found out that i am resistant to the class of drugs that sustiva and viramune belong in. what do you think about the prescribed regimen? what do...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
This is a good combo and the doses are standard:Reyataz 300 mg dailyNorvir 100 mg dailyTruvada 1 pill dailyThe major potential side effects are nausea and diarrhea. Some people get a high increase in bilirubin in their blood that can make the eyes... Read more »

Facial Wasting with Reyataz/Norvir/Truvada

Hello, I've been on Reyataz/Norvir/Truvada for about 2 1/2 years and have started to notice signs of facial wasting. Other people have noticed this as well. Otherwise, I have no other side effects and have undetectable viral load and cd4 of...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Your current regimen has a boosted protease inhibitor Norvir/Reyataz and two nukes Truvada (emtricitabine +tenofovir). The nukes are linked to development of lipoatrophy and this is one of the reasons there is increased interest in nuke-sparing... Read more »

Truvada & Unboosted Reyataz

If someone has stage 4 Cirrhosis would this be an okay combo?to put less toxic load on the liver.I am undetectable and t cells in the 700's....
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
No. Regardless of liver status, this is a bad combo. Tenofovir (one of the two drugs in Truvada) lowers the levels of Reyataz to levels that are not recommended. When Reyataz and tenofovir are taken together, the Reyataz must be boosted with... Read more »
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Reyataz+Norvir+Truvada?

Posted by markman, 3 Replies
I have poz for about 4 years but have never been on meds. My cd4 has been in the 400s and last time was over 500. I feel pretty good. But my doctor has gone ahead and prescribed me the meds. I had two choices: 1. Atripla or 2.... Read more »

Truvada/Reyataz/Norvir

Posted by cm82391, 4 Replies
I'm taking a combination of the the three and i'm breaking out HORRIBLY!!!

Is anyone else on these meds and having this issues? Or one of the three above?

Or do I just have really bad skin? 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 »

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 »