Taking Atazanavir When You're Hiv Positive
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Rocky Mountain CARESHi and thanks for posting from Australia.You raise a number of important issues.First, the protease inhibitor atazanavir does have significant drug-drug interactions with certain stomach acid-lowering medications, including proton pump inhibitors... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineI wonder if your chest pain wasnt related to acid reflux. There is a concern about a negative drug interaction between the tenofovir in Truvada and atazanavir leading to recommendation to combine with ritonavir-simply taking 400 mg atazanavir may... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicinePerhaps 5% of patients on atazanavir develope severe elevation in their bilirubin that are not acceptable. It is less clear to me what the percent is for patients on boosted atazanavir (with low dose ritonavir) though may be somewhat higher. Modest... Read more »
Cornell University, Weill Medical CollegeOther than stopping the atazanavir, I'm not aware of anything that can be done to hide the yellowing of your eyes. Fortunately, your doctor is correct that it is only a cosmetic problem and is not an indication of any toxicity, liver or... Read more »
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Posted by sweetvanilla27, 1 ReplyI am wanting to hear from anyone who have experienced taking Raltegravir, Truvada & Atazanavir and how you have got on with the meds?
I first started taking meds in May this year I was put on Truvda and Sustiva first, and was taken off them due... Read more »
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