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Side Effects Of Epzicom And Reyataz And Norvir

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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 any problems or side effects that you... 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 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 »

Norvir-Truvada-Reyataz any1 on this combo

Posted by light001, 3 Replies
hello
Just went to a new DR said to go with this combo and i am wondering did it help anyone. i used to take Combivir and Crixivan and he said those are old meds no one takes them anymore there is so much better out there now...is he correct are... Read more »

Truvada/Reyataz/Norvir

Posted by cm82391, 4 Replies
I'm taking a combination of the the three and i'm breaking out HORRIBLY!!!

Is anyone else on these meds and having this issues? Or one of the three above?

Or do I just have really bad skin? Read more »
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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 at less than 400.His platelets have also been dropping to 50,000 last month.So he was given the combination of Reyataz/Norvir/Epzicom(Kivexa in Greece)...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I agree Norvir-boosted Reyataz plus Truvada is the "preferred" regimen. The most common reasons for recommending an alternative regimen are: (1) resistance to one or more components in the preferred regimen, (2) intolerance or side... Read more »

Epzicom/norvir/Reyataz

I been Hiv+ since 1985.Recently I was off med for 4 months due to my recent relapse. Back in recovery CD4 250 VL25000.Also type 2 Diabetic[due to viracept]In April when i was taking viramune videx and Viread Genotype shows that I am resisstant to...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.The combination of Epzicom, Norvir and Reyataz should be a reasonable one for you. The resistance testing suggest that you only had resistance to the non-nuke part of your previous regimen, leaving the nukes and PIs as fully... Read more »

Epzicom + Reyataz + Norvir every 24 hours

Hello,I've been with Truvada + Reyataz + Norvir for a little more than a year. My blood results are great (CD4 > 600 VL: < 50).I did not have any side effect except that I have lots of trouble to sleep: I wake up at night, sleep very...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for your post.Both Epzicom (Kivexa) and Truvada are readily dosed once-daily; there should be no problem taking your medicine between 0500 and 1000 AM daily.Let us know how the switch works out for you.Be well,BY... Read more »

Epzicom/Reyataz/Norvir

How acceptable and prevalent is the combination Epzicom and Reyataz without Norvir? I am currently taking all three. My virus is non-detectable and has been for several years. How does one know if the Norvir is necessary? My doctor is quite...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thank you for posting.First off, I tend to continue successful treatments in my patients unless there's a compelling reason to switch. When switching, therefore, I'm looking to assess the risks and benefits to the individual for... Read more »
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FAQs About Epzicom (Abacavir/3TC, Kivexa)

Don't see your question? Ask it in our Choosing Your Meds forum or Managing Side Effects of HIV Treatment forum ! Starting Treatment | Switching Treatment | Adherence | Availability | Side Effects Starting Treatment I am 37 years old... Read more »
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A Slice of Atazanavir, but Hold the Ritonavir: Switch to Unboosted Dose Still Effective After 120 Weeks, With Good Lipid Findings

Switching from a regimen containing Reyataz (atazanavir) boosted with Norvir (ritonavir) to a regimen that cuts out the Norvir doesn't hurt the regimen's effectiveness and doesn't compromise its safety, according to 120-week results from a study... Read more »
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FAQs About Reyataz (Atazanavir)

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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... Read more »