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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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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 »

Atripla vs. Norvir/Reyataz/Truvada

I have been on the Norvir, Reyataz, Truvada cocktail for one year now. I wanted to switch to Atripla. All of my friends are taking the one pill a day now and say its great. Would this jeopordize future regimens for me if I switch? I am tird of...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
A switch to Atripla would certainly be possible if you do not have resistance to efavirenz, which is one of the components of this drug. You will need to discuss that with your physician...If you have high liver enzyme levels, you should be tested... Read more »

ATRIPLA o TRUVADA REYATAZ Y NORVIR?

buenas tardes doctor, quisiera preguntarle cual tratamiento tendra menos efectos secundarios a largo plazo, atriplia o el combo truvada, reyataz y norvir, y cual seria mas efeicaz para mi considerando que tengo apnea del sueo, creo que me inclino...
Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Response from Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Frascino Medical Group
Buenos das,El hecho que Atripla sea uno de los regmenes preferidos para los portadores no pretratados debera decirte algo. Si no hubiera ningunas contradicciones por las que no deberas tomar Atripla, estara yo de acuerdo contigo en que Atripla... Read more »

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 »
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Isentress,reyataz, selzentry ,horrible bladder/ colon/ joint pains

Posted by Ginger35, 1 Reply
Been on the first 2 meds 3 years was having mild cramps and colon problems ocational head acks, then lil over year ago added the selzentry , numbers got better but I started feeling worse , bladder feels like have pee all the time even if don't,... Read more »

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 »

Question about Atripla...

Posted by OrkoSnarf74, 11 Replies
Hello I have come here because I really don't have anyone to talk to and I was hoping someone could help me with some thoughts that are bouncing around my head.

I have been HIV+ since 2006 and have been medication free for the whole time. My primary... Read more »

Question about Atripla side effects.

Posted by Rochambeau, 4 Replies
I've been hiv positive for nearly two years now. I was first taking norvir, truvada and reyataz but they made me feel perpetually hung over and with the norvir my body couldn't tolerate even a single beer or glass of wine, which I enjoy very much. ... Read more »