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How Do I Get A Prescription For Atazanavir

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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Reyataz (Atazanavir)

... at-a-za-NA-veer Brand Name: Reyataz Other Name(s): ATV, ATZ, BMS 232632 (atazanavir), BMS-232632-05 (atazanavir sulfate) Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Atazanavir, also known as Reyataz, is a type of medicine called a protease inhibitor (PI). Atazanavir works by blocking protease, a protein that HIV needs
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Psych Meds Interactions

Hi, Thanks for this service. I am currently trying to work out a pyschiatric disorder that has included delusions and other problems, currently diagnosed as bi-polar. I am now taking Paliperidone, Clonazepam and Modafinil. I am wondering if there is...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thank you for your post.You point out a very common error in prescription-- namely the use of atazanavir (Reyataz) and tenofovir/FTC (Truvada) without ritonavir (Novir). If you or your doctor want you Read more »

Reyataz Dosage Increased

I have not been able to get a hold of my doctor yet which is why I am posting this question here.I noticed that my doctor increased my prescription for Reyataz to 400mg without even seeing me first.I was wondering what would be the reasoning behind...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your post.Atazanavir (Reyataz) is dosed 400 mg once-daily, with food if administered without ritonavir (Norvir). The dose is decreased to 300 mg Read more »

Hiv Treatment

My medical provider has my on atazanavir, combivir, and lamivudine. I am concerned because my provider has a questionable bedside manner and he only treats the disease not the person; I am going to be changing providers but in the mean time why put...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...once-daily and the Combivir dosed twice.If you cannot communicate this adequately to your doctor (especially given that this prescription is wrong), I too would be thinking about a new doctor.Perhaps he meant to put you on something else, but I'd... Read more »

Drug Interaction

Why would my ID physician prescribe Prilosec when I am taking Reyataz? The pharmacy would not fill the prescription and called the doctor who told them it would be OK. I am not taking the Prilosec and I don't know how I should handle the situation....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Generally the view is that proton-pump inhibitors like Prilosec significantly decrease the levels of atazanavir so they should not be used together. There have been several reports showing marinally OK levels of atazanvir with that class Read more »
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FAQs About Reyataz (Atazanavir) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...working great for me? Reyataz is causing a yellowing of my skin and eyes; is there another drug I can take? I need to take a prescription-strength drug for acid reflux, but that means I have to stop taking Reyataz. What are my options? ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Atazanavir (Reyataz)

... What Is Atazanavir? Who Should Take It? What About Drug Resistance? How Is It Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It React With Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes

...triglycerides inHIV + patients. Typical doses range from 2,000 mg -- 3,000 mg a day. It can bepurchased over the counter or by prescription (Carnitor). Again, speak to your health care provider about all the medications you aretaking (including... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...also include bilirubin, a blood pigment. High levels of bilirubin may indicate liver problems. Taking the HIV drug Reyataz (atazanavir) can increase bilirubin levels. However, in HIV-positive people taking Reyataz, an elevation in bilirubin seems... Read more »
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Those taking, Raltegravir, Truvada & Atazanavir

Posted by sweetvanilla27, 1 Reply
...I am wanting to hear from anyone who have experienced taking Raltegravir, Truvada & Atazanavir and how you have got on with the meds? I first started taking meds in May this year I was put on Truvda and Sustiva first, and 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 »

"Prescription coupon".

Posted by raymondadams, 1 Reply
Text TXTCPN to 386266 to get a pharmaceutical coupon sent to you that works at CVS and Wal-mart. Read more »

Illegal Prescriptions

Posted by kim_b, 1 Reply
...Recently, my pharmacist has bben filling my prescriptions at a discounted price....this seems wonderful considering how expensive my HMO is regarding these meds. However, I never paid Read more »