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Taking Reyataz With Hiv Meds

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New Rules on Prilosec and Reyataz?

I was recently diagnosed with GERD. Prilosec was prescribed. My HIV meds (3 years) are Reyatez, Norvir, and Truvada. According to my doctor, new studies show that combining prilosec and reyataz is ok as long as they are taken 12 hours apart. I am...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.Reyataz must be used with some caution if you're taking stomach acid lowering medications.Here's from the most recent Reyataz package Read more »

Alternative to Reyataz

Dear Dr. Frascino,I have been on Reyataz with Norvir booster (and Truvada) for 4 months now. The... Read more »

hairloss and reyataz

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FAQs About Reyataz (Atazanavir) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...Treatment | Side Effects | Drug Interactions | Food, Alcohol and Reyataz Starting Treatment I'm about to start meds. My doctor recommended I start with Truvada (tenofovir/FTC), Norvir (ritonavir) and a choice of either Reyataz... Read more »
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...Videx or Videx EC to avoid Videx-related toxicity, including neuropathy. See tips. Viread decreases the concentration levels of Reyataz. In addition, both Reyataz and Kaletra increase Viread concentrations. Higher Viread concentrations could... Read more »
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Expert Panel Revises U.S. HIV/AIDS Treatment Guidelines; Recommends Starting HIV Meds Earlier

...the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.) When to Start HIV/AIDS Treatment For people who have never been on HIV meds before, starting treatment is now recommended at a CD4 count of 500 or less (up from 350 or less). However, the... Read more »
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...significant interaction was observed from the clinical studies in patients receiving both drugs. Dose adjustment is not required. Reyataz and Reyataz/Norvir increase blood levels of Isentress, but no dose adjustment is recommended. Use caution... Read more »
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Posted by stevenmarvin, 3 Replies
...recently started taking viread and sustiva last week. Stupidly I took 2 MDMA pills tonight. Now I am affraid, should I take my meds or skip the dosage. Can anyone help. I am new to all of this.. 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 Read more »

I just started taking meds...

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
and would love some feedback from people. I was poz for 3 yrs before needing to begin and since I am moving to Costa Rica in the fall I thought 'no time like the present' to get myself trhough all the possible side effects. Well- they have begun. ... Read more »

What to start with?!

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...start with? In my stiuation, I hear conflicting stories - some say start with Truvada/Sustiva, some say commence with Truvada/Reyataz/Norvir, as I gather these are the 2 easiest options to take? Has anyone else been in my situation? If so, what... Read more »