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Reyataz Atazanavir

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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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Atazanavir/reyataz + "yellow fever"

hi docs,I'm 41F, hiv+ 18 years and on meds for 10. I Spent the last four months on kaletra suffering from constant nausea. I should've taken shares in the company that makes vomex - lol. Adherence has never been a problem for me...my wristwatch...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Perhaps 5% of patients on atazanavir develope severe elevation in their bilirubin that are not acceptable. It is less clear to me what the percent is for patients Read more »

Oatmeal and absorption

I just started a regimin of atazanavir/ritonovir with truvada.My question:Can taking these (or any) medications with a big bowl of oatmeal reduce their absorption? I have read that the soluble fiber in oatmeal prevents a certain amount of fat...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.Yes, it's important to take your Reyataz (atazanavir) with meals; fortunately, I'm not aware of any reason why oatmeal should interfere with absorption of your HIV medications. Read more »

Reyataz only

I have a VL which is undetectable and CD4 which is 250 and have been on Sustiva/Combivir for 3 years. My doctor has recently switched me from this combo (after getting sick in Summer) to 1 x Kivexa(Abacavir 600mg and lamivudine(300mg) and Reyataz (2...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...Thank you for this excellent question.In general I too prefer using Reyataz (atazanavir) boosted with ritonavir (norvir) because of the belief (not proven) that this regimen may be more potent and less Read more »

help, to much Reyataz

I have been on Viracept,d4t,3tc for 7yrsbecause of high lipids my dr wrote me RX for Viread,FTC, 400mg reyataz AND 100mgs OF Norvir. Is this to much Reyataz? Ive questioned nurse she checked with Dr to confirm dosage. He confirm 400mg. Reyataz. My...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
...The standard dose of Reyataz (atazanavir) under these circumstances should be 300mg with 100mg Norvir (ritonavir). I'd ask your doctor to reconsider the dose and explain 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 I start with Truvada (tenofovir/FTC), Norvir (ritonavir) Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Reyataz (Atazanavir) Package Insert Revisions

... The Reyataz (atazanavir) package insert was revised to include information regarding the administration of atazanavir and/or atazanavir/ritonavir with Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Important New Pharmacokinetic Data for Reyataz (Atazanavir Sulfate) in Combination With Viread (Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate)

...clinicians caring for HIV-infected patients aware of important new pharmacokinetic (PK) data concerning the coadministration of Reyataz TM (atazanavir sulfate) and Viread ® (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, Gilead Sciences, Inc.). Two studies... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

La Guía Annual de Medicamentos para el VIH: Reyataz (Atazanavir Sulfate, ATV)

... Nombre de Marca: Reyataz Nombre Común: atazanavir sulfate (ATV) Clase: Inhibidor de proteasa (IP) Dosis estándar: Dos cápsulas de 200 mg una vez al día con Read more »
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Reyataz,Norvir, Kivexa [abacavir/3TC, Epzicom].

Posted by Mondo
...Is there anyone here at the forum taking the following cocktail? I'm taking Reyataz[atazanavir], Norvir [ritonavir] and Kivexa [abacavir/3TC, Epzicom]. I would be interested to know how you are going with it and Read more »

Hi I'm new

Posted by Mondo, 6 Replies
...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 »

Thanks for your support and any more advice?

Posted by motherinlaw, 3 Replies
I want to thank everyone for their support and help. I posted this in response to my own previous posting and felt it might have gotten lost in the shuffle and so am reposting. I have just spoken to my son again. He was finally able to convince... Read more »

Starting Meds

Posted by Ronnie, 2 Replies
...After my doctor visit on Monday, he prescribed Reyataz and Epzicom. He faxed the orders to medco and they take about 2 weeks to arrive. Any suggestions from anyone who has been on Read more »