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Is Reyataz Plus Atripla A Good Combination

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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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Switching from Atripla to Reyataz, Norvir and Epzicom

I've been taking Atripla for several years with no problems. My Dr. has advised me that my Creatine level have increased to much, currently at 1.53. My CD4 count is 690 and CD4 % is 43.1% and me HIV count is less than 20 copies. My Dr. feels...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.As people living with HIV live longer and older, there's an increasing awareness of long-term health promotion. In this way, keeping kidneys health is certainly an important goal.It would appear from your post (and... Read more »

A good combination?

Is Viread plus ddI plus Sustiva a good combination? I'm sensitive to these three but resistant to AZT and 3TC. I take Viread, Sustiva, and Kaletra now with VL less than 50, but I am growing wary of the high triglycerides, cholesterol and now...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Dear Terry,I do not think I'd recommend the kind of swap you are proposing. That you have AZT and 3TC resistance raises the possibility that you may have decreased response to ddI (even if the genotype does not indicate this). Additionally,... Read more »

Reyataz, Viread, Videc EC combination

My doctor just started me on a combination of Reyataz,Viread, and Videx EC and although I am happy with the once daily dosing, and low pill burden, I have read some articles on this and other sites that seem to suggest that this might not be a good...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
I would definately NOT recommend taking tenofovir (Viread) with unboosted atazanavir (Reyataz), since the combination can result in significant reductions in the levels of atazanavir.One option is to change the atazanavir from your current dose of... Read more »

Atripla plus Isentress?

I'm 2years Dx'd and was put on Atripla plus Ziagen. Vl was high at first, but immediately went undetect. Now new Dr. says I must get off Ziagen, and probably never should have been on it, but wants to add Isentress. My CD4 was 186 at...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
Isentress (aka raltegravir) was first licensed for use in the US in treatment experienced patients, but it has recently been approved by the FDA for use in treatment naive patients as well, so your doctor is offering an option that meets with FDA... 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 »

Sustiva + Truvada combination

Posted by richwales, 6 Replies
Im a 26 y/o male living in UK whos been on sustiva and truvada for 4 months now my Cd4 and viral load are doing great (gone from 14% 245 to 19% 472, and 18,200 to undectable) just finding the side affects of sustiva really can be hard to cope with,... Read more »

Isentress plus Kaletra

Posted by Danigirl, 2 Replies
Has anyone taken a combination of Isentress and Kaletra? My husbands ID doctor called in this prescription after he had a reaction from the Atripla. We are new at this but I understand that traditionally the two aren't given together. The only... Read more »

need info on Atripla

Posted by dcboy20, 5 Replies
just test postive docter said i should consider Atripla what side-affect should I expect please give me your honest feeling Read more »