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Should I Take Reyataz If I Have Aids

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AIDSinfo

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
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can i take bactrim ds with Reyataz, Truvada,& Norvir?

Can i take Bactrim DS with my hiv meds Reyataz, Truvada & Norvir?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Cotrimoxazole) is recommended to prevent Pneumocystic pneumonia (PCP) and other AIDS-related infections for all persons with HIV/AIDS with CD4 counts below 200 (or 15%). There are no significant drug-drug interactions between TMP/SMX and your... Read more »

Switched from Combivir and Viracep to Truvada, Reyataz and Novir

What should I doif this combination is aking me have stomach problems?I have a pain on my right side of the stomach and I think its because of this new combination of drugs?I had been on combivir and viracept for 15yrs and this new doctor that I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...providers if others are available (can ask for reference from local AIDS service organization). Combivir can be taken with Norvir/Reyataz but there are many other possibilities depending on your situation. KH Read more »

Stoppong norvir boosted Reyataz

Dr. Holodniy, in light of your information http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/Labs/Current/Q193836.html coupled with my ID Dr's suggestion, I am going to stop norivir boosted Reyataz. My questions are these: Is there any way to stop norvir...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...I would stop both at the same time and your liver will probably thank you. The reyataz is likely affecting one of the liver enzymes resulting in an increased bilirubin. This will go away when you stop. I think the Read more »

What are the deadly side effects of Truvada and Reyataz combo

Hi, I am really not feeling very well right now as I am typing. I have started taking 2, 200MG Reyataz capsuled and 1, 200MG Truvada Tablet once a day, about 4 months ago. I have noticed my face thinning out this past week, and I seem to be a little...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your post.First off, this is a BAD combination. If you take Truvada with Reyataz, it is very important to add Norvir to counteract the drug interaction between the first two. To not do so risks lower than Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Asks Bristol-Myers Squibb to Stop Running Reyataz Ad It Says Minimizes Seriousness of AIDS

... on Thursday asked pharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb to stop running advertisements for its antiretroviral drug Reyataz that the group says "minimize the seriousness" of HIV/AIDS, the Wall Street Journal reports. The ad for Reyataz... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Therapy: Ritonavir-Boosted Reyataz Demonstrates Comparable Viral Load Reduction to Kaletra

...Conference on HIV Pathogenesis and Treatment, held in Paris in July, demonstrated that a treatment regimen combining the new drug Reyataz (Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.), boosted with low-dose ritonavir, provided antiviral effect comparable to a... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Grants Approval of BMS' Reyataz for Combination Therapy in HIV Treatment

...The Food and Drug Administration approved Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.'s HIV drug Reyataz (atazanavir), indicated to accompany other antiretroviral agents for the treatment of HIV-1 infection. Reyataz, an azapeptide Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Bristol-Myers Reports Reyataz Cuts HIV Rebound

... A lower percentage of HIV patients taking Reyataz experienced a rebound in viral levels compared to patients on other protease inhibitors, according to a Friday announcement from Read more »
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26 years AIDS survior

Posted by AaronK, 3 Replies
...sustiva and i dont think i took any off the other of not on the full list of NRTI. PI: Invirase, kaletra, norvir, prezista, reyataz, and vieracept. Integrase inhibitors: Isentress and the Fusion inhibitors is a IV injection 2 times a day leaving... 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 »

Reyataz/Norvir/Truvada/Epzicom...morning or night?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I'm starting in a study, and I just got my meds today. I'll be on Reyataz boosted with Norvir, and either Epzicom or Truvada (I won't know which). Does anyone know if there are any advantages to taking Read more »

LABS....

Posted by wdhjlr
...DIAGNOSED WITH AIDS 2003, PROBABLY POSITIVE 8 -10YRS BEFORE THAT? CURRENT AGE 56YR. ON BOOSTED REYATAZ, TRUVADA GOING ON 2YR, AFTER SWITCHING FROM KALETRA, COMBIVIR DUE TO LIPO, METABOLIC PROBLEMS. CD4'S STAYING GOOD RANGE BETWEEN Read more »