Taking Atazanavir With Hiv Meds
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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 »
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 »
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 »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thanks for your post.Drug-drug (or -supplement/herb) interactions with HIV medications are a very important to be aware of, as some can cause unwanted effects. Your question is very broad in scope, but know that depending on the antacid... 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 »
Posted by AnonymousI'm traveling to Russia and Eastern Europe this summer. I'm concerned that I might have a problem going through customs in these countries if my HIV meds are spotted. Has anyone taken their HIV meds to these countries? What happened? Any advice?... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 16 Repliesi was diagnosed hiv+ december 2003. i had an insane viral load of over a million. my initial cd4 was 280. i began taking medication and within 2 months i gained back the 50 pounds of weight i lost and became healthier than ive ever been before. i... Read more »
Posted by Zaverolis, 2 Repliesalmost 9 months ago. He has been in the best condition health wise since I've known him. 2 years ago, he was diagnosed with non hodgekins lymphoma. Prior to this, he was told he had AIDS and was taking aids meds since 2000.
Now, I am thinking... Read more »
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