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Long Term Side Effects Of Reyataz

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good combo?

I have been on reyataz and epzicom for about three months. So far so good side effect wise. I was wondering what is known about the long term side effects of these drugs. Do they cause lipoatrophy in the face or something else I should watch for?...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...lipoatrophy, there are no data to suggest that this should be a significant problem at all with this combination. In fact, the long-term side effects of Reyataz/Epzicom should not be a problem in any way. Good luck... Read more »

PEP combination: Truvada, Reyataz, Norvir

Within 36 hours of a possible exposure, an on-call doctor (my reguar doctor's office was closed)... Read more »

Boosted vs. Unboosted Reyataz

There was a study (ARIES) released at IAS 2009 which indicated that unboosted Reyataz performed as... Read more »
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FAQs About Reyataz (Atazanavir) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

... Starting Treatment | Switching Treatment | Side Effects | Drug Interactions | Food, Alcohol and Reyataz Starting Treatment I'm about to start meds. My doctor recommended Read more »
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A Slice of Atazanavir, but Hold the Ritonavir: Switch to Unboosted Dose Still Effective After 120 Weeks, With Good Lipid Findings

...people begin taking it, they may experience any number of gastrointestinal problems, such as nausea and diarrhea; and over the long term, Norvir may be associated with lipid problems, including elevated cholesterol and triglycerides. The ARIES... 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 Other Drugs? What Is Atazanavir? Atazanavir, also called Reyataz, is a drug used as part Read more »
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Isentress

...dose. AWP: $1,074.64 / month Manufacturer contact: Merck and Co., www.isentress.com , 1 (800) 622-4477 Potential side effects and toxicity: Very tolerable, but most common were diarrhea, nausea, headache, and fever. Less common... Read more »
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First Lab results - to med or not to med?

Posted by vbd1966, 2 Replies
...presented are: 1) Atripla, 2) Truvada & Intelence or 3) Truvada & Isentress. I'm going to check out the meds and their side-effects before making any kind of decision, but also interested in your take. Does it make sense to go on meds... Read more »

26 years AIDS survior

Posted by AaronK, 3 Replies
...I had AIDS for many years now and was the lucky one's to surive... the clinical studies.... long term side effects... and the worst isolation. I'm 26 years old and i was dianosed in 1988 when i was five years old. My parents didn't Read more »

Hi I'm new

Posted by Mondo, 6 Replies
...confident in speaking about HIV yet. (I?m still pretty screwed up about the whole thing) I am currently undectable and I?m taking Reyataz [atazanavir], Norvir [ritonavir] and Kivexa [abacavir/3TC, Epzicom]. Cheers Mondo Read more »

Sustiva + Truvada combination

Posted by richwales, 6 Replies
...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, eg interupted sleep also i still have some dizziness from taking... Read more »