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How Much Does Atazanavir Cost

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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 Other Drugs? What Is Atazanavir? Atazanavir, also called Reyataz, is a drug used as part of antiretroviral
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would like to share my feelings with Roche, what is there address?

Dr. Wohl,Thanks for your reply regarding T-1249. I believe that you suggest a very important thing, for those who are frustated with the halting of t-1249 to express there voices to Roche. Would you have the address where I can write to them to...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...amprenavir) is more than amprenavir and Bristol Myers Squibb how you are perplexed that the commonly used 300 mg of atazanavir costs the same as 400 mg does.They all have websites with contact info. Letters to the editor and sahring your... Read more »

Boosted vs. Unboosted Reyataz

There was a study (ARIES) released at IAS 2009 which indicated that unboosted Reyataz performed as well as boosted Reyataz with Epzicom. Has this caused you to change your prescribing practices regarding Reyataz in your clinic? Thanks.
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...an early phase induction with ritonavir (without long-term exposure) could yield similar results (with less drug exposure and costs).A couple of points deserve comment. First, this study does not evaluate starting with Epzicom with unboosted... Read more »

reyataz and belly fat??

Is there any reports about bad side effects from reyataz? I am poz 15 years, vl undetectible cd4 1150 in prettr good health. I have gained 20 pounds since starting reytaz! I thought less norvir would be good? I am also on sustivia,ziagen and one...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...under study for reducing abdominal fat seen in the setting of HIV treatment-jury is still out on long safety and benefit and costs. Ordinarily atazanavir (+/- ritonavir) and Ziagen (abacavir) are relatively fat neutral drugs though fat... Read more »

annual diagnostics/tests

I would be grateful for your guidance. I am a 44 year old male diagnosed with HIV in 2001 and on meds (ritonavir boosted atazanavir plus truvada) since October 2005. In an ideal world, if cost was no object, which bloods and other diagnostic tests...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
The usual battery of tests includes: CD4 count/percent, HIV viral load, standard blood counts (white, red blood cells, platelets), Chemistry panel including lipid panel (total, LDL, and HDL cholesterol, tryglycerides), liver panel (liver enzymes... Read more »
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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 Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Reyataz

... Common Name: atazanavir sulfate Brand Name: Reyataz Class: HIV protease inhibitor (PI) Standard dose: One 300 Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Tenofovir (Viread)

...CD4 count. Serious ddI side effects may result. Tenofovir blood levels increase if it is taken with the protease inhibitors atazanavir (Reyataz) and lopinavir/ritonavir (Kaletra) . This can increase the risk of tenofovir side effects.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Protease Inhibitors in Development

...to not require boosting by ritonavir. CTP-518 by GlaxoSmithKline is a new molecule that replaces some hydrogen molecules of atazanavir with deuterium, a related substance. Deuterium is metabolized more slowly than hydrogen. CTP-518 may maintain... Read more »
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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 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 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 »

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 Read more »