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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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Norvir dosage and side effects combined with Reyataz and Truvada

My Dr. switched me from my initial first line therapy Isentress/Truvada due to some Isentress side effects to Norvir gel caps , Reyataz and Truvada which he instructed me to take one a day. When I search online the prescribing information for...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi and thanks for posting.When dosed with Reyataz, Norvir is dosed 100 mg, once daily. The regimen should be taken with food. BY... Read more »

Reyataz and Verelan PM

Thank you for taking the time to answer my question I really appreciate it. My HAART combo is Reyataz and Combivir. I was recently diagnosed with hypertension and a rapid heart beat. My PCP prescribed Verelan PM and said the one med would take care...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Protease inhibitors such as Reyataz can markedly increase the effect of calcium channel blockers-they are relativley contra-indicated. Choosing a less hepatically metabolized Beta blocker (atenolol versus propranolol) might be a good choice to slow... Read more »

Facial Wasting with Reyataz/Norvir/Truvada

Hello, I've been on Reyataz/Norvir/Truvada for about 2 1/2 years and have started to notice signs of facial wasting. Other people have noticed this as well. Otherwise, I have no other side effects and have undetectable viral load and cd4 of...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Your current regimen has a boosted protease inhibitor Norvir/Reyataz and two nukes Truvada (emtricitabine +tenofovir). The nukes are linked to development of lipoatrophy and this is one of the reasons there is increased interest in nuke-sparing... Read more »

Reyataz/Truvada vs. Reyataz/Combivir

My partner and I are both about to embark on starting meds. We both were diagnosed as HIV + as of Nov 4, 2004. His doctor is prescribing Reyataz/Norvir/Combivir. My doctor is presribing Reyataz/Norvir/Truvada. We both have the same resistence...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
The best way to use Reyataz is not yet clear. There is no question that this agent represents a significant advance in the protease inhibitor class. It has fewer metabolic side effects, is dosed once a day, and is quite potent when boosted by... 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 »

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Posted by LadyLuck, 1 Reply
If someone is HIV positive how many medications are given? And if someone is exposed to HIV in the workplace will they be prescribed HIV meds for 10days with a refill? Read more »

Seeking information for my decision tree

Posted by FactFinder, 4 Replies
Hi, All:

I have several questions, the answers to which I can't seem to find on the internet. I am hopeful that someone in this forum might be able to point me to the appropriate resources.

By way of introduction, I am a 38 y.o. male; my wife is 32. ... Read more »