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How Much Does Atazanavir Cost

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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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Go for undetectable at any cost?

I've been positive for 22 years. Until two years ago, I was bothered only by minor symptoms, even though my CD4 count was below 200 for most of those 22 years. Two years ago, intense diarrhea struck and I was hospitalized with wasting...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
Thank you for this excellent question.There are few things that get expert providers yelling at each other more than the question you ask. The reason for the lack of agreement is for just the reasons you outline, balancing the goal of getting to... Read more »

Go for undetectable at any cost?

I've been positive for 22 years. Until two years ago, I was bothered only by minor symptoms, even though my CD4 count was below 200 for most of those 22 years. Two years ago, intense diarrhea struck and I was hospitalized with wasting...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
I will make some observations that may be useful to you, but I will caution you that this website is not a very good way in which to answer your complex question, because invariably there will be important information that I lack that would be... Read more »

atazanavir

Dr. Tebas, cual es su experiencia con el uso de Atazanavir y que combinaciones con este farmaco son mas recomendables?...
Pablo Tebas, M.D.

Response from Pablo Tebas, M.D.

Washington University St. Louis, MO - Facultad de Medicina
He tratado unos 20 pacientes con atazanavir como parte de estudios clnicos. En general es un frmaco bien tolerado, salvo porque en algunos pacientes incrementa la bilirrubina indirecta y algunos de ellos (uno de cada 20) se pone claramente icterico... Read more »

atazanavir

I would like to know if the atazanavir is able to provoke lipodistrophy?thanks. Tulio from Rio de Janeiro....
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
A study over 1 year did not find any fat loss or metabolic disturbances. Many physicians now think the choice of nucleoside analog (NRTI) is more important than the choice of PI for the risk of body shape changes. However, in terms of metabolic... Read more »
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Need Atazanavir

Posted by princealbert, 1 Reply
Does anyone know how to access atazanavir, a new protease inhibitor not yet approved? I've got less than 20 CD4, VL 40,000, am multi-drug resistant, and don't have too many options left. I might be getting T-20, but need another good drug to add to... Read more »

Cost of Meds

Posted by Doyle, 6 Replies
Just curious as to how much Hiv meds cost. I get mine free but was curious as to where i could find a list of the meds and the price of them. Read more »

cost of hiv

Posted by hopefulone, 8 Replies
curious...what is the cost of hiv in terms of medical treatment...i am not currently on medicine and am curious what the disease costs some of you guys on an annual basis....thanks Read more »

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 was taken off them due... Read more »