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Treating Hepatotoxicity

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REYATAZ, WHAT ARE ITS "WORSENING" / HEPATOTOXIC EFFECTS ?

dear dr. d good day and good health !can you state with specificity what effect(s) short-/longtermadministration of reyataz (atazanavir) can have on active untreated hbvin a coinfected patient ?the reyataz patient info leaflet states :reyataz can...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
You should certainly be treating your HBV along with your HIV. It is very convenient now with 3TC, FTC, and tenofovir which are all active against HBV. Reyataz can cause increased bilirubin or jaundice if you have liver disease. However, while this... Read more »

REYATAZ, WHAT ARE ITS "WORSENING" / HEPATOTOXIC EFFECTS ?

dear dr. d good day and good health ! can you state with specificity what effect(s) short-/longterm... Read more »

ANTIRETROVIRAL HEPATOTOXICITY

CAN KALETRA,DDI AND D4T CAUSE SEVERE HEPATOTOXICITY, IN A PATIENT WITH HEPATITIS C CONINFECTION? IF... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

Hepatotoxicity

...the FDA are Agenerase, Aptivus, Crixivan, Fortovase, Invirase, Kaletra, Lexiva, Norvir, Reyataz, and Viracept. What is hepatotoxicity? Hepatotoxicity is a general term for liver damage. Medications, including those used to treat HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Severe Hepatotoxicity During Combination Antiretroviral Treatment: Incidence, Liver Histology, and Outcome

...an 18-month period were assessed to define prospectively the incidence and factors associated with the occurrence of severe hepatotoxicity (SH), as well as the histology and outcomes from SH during ART. Seven hundred fifty-five HIV-positive... Read more »
Pfizer, Inc.

Case Study of a Patient With Serious Hepatotoxicity in Maraviroc 2b/3 Trial Reported at Targeting HIV Entry -- 1st International Workshop

...Bethesda, MD -- Howard Mayer, M.D. of Pfizer Global Research and Development presented today on a case of one patient with serious hepatotoxicity in the treatment nave trial of the maraviroc phase 2b/3 program. Speaking at the "Targeting HIV... Read more »
The Body PRO

Low Incidence of Grade III/IV Hepatotoxicity in First HAART

... Low Incidence of Grade III/IV Hepatotoxicity in First HAART: Observations From 1,100 Patients Followed for 1 Year (TuPeB4534) Authored by D.T. Dieterich, S.L. Becker, J.S. Read more »
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