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What Are The Pros And Cons Of Reyataz

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Reyataz

... Common Name: atazanavir sulfate Brand Name: Reyataz Class: HIV protease inhibitor (PI) Standard dose: One 300 mg capsule plus 100 mg Norvir, once daily (this dose must be used if taking Viread or Truvada), or two 200 mg capsules, once daily; take with
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Worried about Epzicom side effects

Hi Dr.Bob, my questions is regarding my current drug regimen. I've been on meds since 2005. i'm currently undetectable and my t cell's are over 500. i am overweight but i have no other conditions except borderline High Cholesterol. i started out...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...specialist physician and discuss your concerns as well as your other potential treatment options. Together you can weigh the pros and cons of each and decide how to proceed.Good luck.Dr. Bob Read more »

Best first-line regimen with fewest side effects

My T-cells are at 260 my viral load is at 30833 copies.I have been HIV pos for 12 years, tested every six months and now I am facing therapy,my doctor would like to put e on Reyatz, Norvir and Truvada. I am very concerend about facial wasting and...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
... Here is a link to a recent post which goes though the pros and cons of Atripla versus Norvir, Reyataz, and Truvada. If you and your doctor (I am big believer in the shared decision model of medical care) decide to go with a PI-based Read more »

Pros ans cons of participating in clinical trial

Hello fom SpainI have the possibility of integrating a clinical trial that will compare truvada + viramune with truvada + reyataz for effectiveness, safety, and lipid alterations. I would like to know your opinion about this. I am treatment naive at...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...There are indeed pros and cons to entering a clinical trial. On the pro side is the gift you give to increasing understanding about the virus and Read more »

please help me!

Thanks for taking the time to answer my question. I am about to start meds and find myself struggling to choose the right combo. My blood work from a week ago is; cd4 - 292, viral load is 572 and 33%. I sometimes have crazy dreams and are very...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...options are truvada (tenofovir + emtricitabine) + either 2) ritonavir + darunavir (Prezista), or 3) ritonavir + atazanavir (Reyataz) or 4) raltegravir (Isentress). The first 2 of these combos can be given once a day, the 3rd is twice a day,... Read more »
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An Overview of Reyataz (Atazanavir)

... at-a-za-NA-veer Brand Name: Reyataz Other Name(s): ATV, ATZ, BMS 232632 (atazanavir), BMS-232632-05 (atazanavir sulfate) Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Atazanavir, Read more »
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Atazanavir (Reyataz)

...Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It React With Other Drugs? What Is Atazanavir? Atazanavir, also called Reyataz, is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART). Atazanavir is a protease inhibitor manufactured by... Read more »
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Truvada

...increase the risk of ddI-associated adverse events, including neuropathy. See tips. Viread decreases the concentration levels of Reyataz. In addition, Reyataz and Kaletra increase Viread concentrations. The reason for these interactions is... Read more »
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Acute HIV Infection

...Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Cons of Treating Acute HIV Infection The Bottom Line What Is Acute HIV Infection? The amount of HIV... Read more »
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Reyataz+Norvir+Truvada?

Posted by markman, 3 Replies
I have poz for about 4 years but have never been on meds. My cd4 has been in the 400s and last time was over 500. I feel pretty good. But my doctor has gone ahead and prescribed me the meds. I had two choices: 1. Atripla or 2.... Read more »

Norvir-Truvada-Reyataz any1 on this combo

Posted by light001, 2 Replies
hello Just went to a new DR said to go with this combo and i am wondering did it help anyone. i used to take Combivir and Crixivan and he said those are old meds no one takes them anymore there is so much better out there now...is he correct are... 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 Read more »

Late presenter......

Posted by Anonymous, 15 Replies
...treated for? I am due to commence therapy in the next day, however, my mind is in a complete whirl.... I am opting for Truvada/Reyataz/Norvir, but wondered if I should be opting for Truvada/Sustiva instead (Is this easier to take than a P.I.... Read more »