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Should I Take Reyataz With Epzicom

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New to Reyataz/Epzicom ALT AST up

Hi,8 years on Trizivir/Kaletra, switched 6 weeks ago, ALT went from 37 to 117, AST from 19 to 83, No Hep history, have had all my shots and boosters. Lipids are great now but do I have to choose between lipids and liver or am I just acclimating?Tommy...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
It would be unusual for Epzicom/Reyataz to cause isolated bump in transaminases when switching from Trizivir/Kaletra(usually see an increase in bilirubin). I would monitor further and if those elevations are sustained or go higher would look into... Read more »

Reyataz/Norvir/Epzicom

Hello!My 28-year-old bf has been hiv-positive for 20 months.His VL is at about 10,000 and his cd4... 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... Read more »
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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 these meds in the morning as opposed to the... Read more »

Epzicom + Reyataz?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi.
I have just been diagnosed with a CD4 count of 11, and a viral load of 820,000.
I may start teatment with Epzicom + Reyataz and I wanted to know if anybody else had started with this regimen, or is currently on it, and what they thought of it?
Thank... Read more »

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 any problems or side effects that you... Read more »

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 »