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Side Effects Of Reyataz And Epzicom

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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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epzicom reyataz

Hello,After 15 yrs of sitting on the side-line, I have initiated therapy, last week (epzicom reyataz). My T- Cells are @ 300 and VL has always been between 5K - 16K. My Doctor suggested that the un-boosted epzicom reyataz combo made sense due to my...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
Glad to hear you are tolerating the regimen well. Although I admit to favoring the use of Norvir-boosted protease inhibitors, including reyataz, I would agree with your provider that the likelihood of success with this regimen in someone with such... Read more »

epzicom reyataz

Hello,After 15 yrs of sitting on the side-line, I have initiated therapy, last week (epzicom reyataz). My T- Cells are @ 300 and VL has always been between 5K - 16K. My Doctor suggested that the un-boosted epzicom reyataz combo made sense due to my...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
My own bias is to always use boosted atazanavir, even in a setting like this. If I were to use unboosted atazanavir, you would be an appropriate candidate, i.e. with a low viral load and higher CD4 cells. My reasons are that the drug levels... 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

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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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/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 »

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 »