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What Is Atazanavir

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AIDS InfoNet

Atazanavir (Reyataz)

... What Is Atazanavir? Who Should Take It? What About Drug Resistance? How Is It 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
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Atripla or atazanavir+ritonavir+truvada?

Hi,I will start med soon. my doctor told me start with atazanavir+ritonavir+truvada, but he told about Atripla before. my cd4 350, vl 90000. i didnt resistence test. Shoul be better start with Atripla?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Either option is an excellent choice. If you dont have results from a resistance test available the atazanavir option would be my choice due to its higher barrier for resistance. Otherwise the choice comes down to concerns about side effects Read more »

interaction between sibutramine and atazanavir

I would like to know about the potential interaction between atazanavir and this lowering-weigth agent ( sibutramine) since both of them are metabolized by the same enzyme. Thank you
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I have not seen a study formally looking at the potential interaction between atazanavir and sibutramine. You are correct that both are metabolized in the liver. I think the concern is more whether there may be increased Read more »

Chantix, boosted Atazanavir, & Truvada

Hi,Are there any known interactions between Chantix, and my current combo of Truvada & norvir/atazanavir?
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Not that have been described. I have added Chantix to this regimen without ill effects and in doing so have seen long time smokers quit. Go for it.DW Read more »

Low trough level Atazanavir

I have been on a combination of Atazanavir 500 mg. Ritonovir 100mg and nevirapine 400 mg for two years. Despite a consistently very low blood serum trough level for Atazanavir my viral load has remained undetectable and tcells increased by 100 to...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...You are a "fast" metabolizer of atazanavir because the nevirapine is causing you to metabolize the atazanavir faster and ritonavir boosting is not able to overcome this. Read more »
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AIDSinfo

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, also known as Reyataz, is a type of medicine Read more »
InfoRed SIDA

Atazanavir (Reyataz)

... ¿Qué Es Atazanavir? ¿Quién Debe Tomar Atazanavir? ¿Qué Es la Resistencia a los Medicamentos? ¿Cómo Se Toma Atazanavir? ¿Cuáles Son Read more »
infoSIDA

Atazanavir (Reyataz)

... Brand Name: Reyataz Clase de medicamento: Inhibidor de la proteasa El atazanavir, conocido también como Reyataz, es un tipo de medicamento antirretroviral llamado inhibidor de la proteasa. Estos medicamentos Read more »
The Body PRO

Unboosted Atazanavir Better on Insulin Sensitivity Compared to Lopinavir/Ritonavir

...have focused on how individual agents may differ on this adverse effect. This current study focused on measuring the impact of atazanavir (ATV, Reyataz) versus lopinavir/ritonavir (LPV/r, Kaletra) on insulin sensitivity. Overall, the outcomes... Read more »
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Those taking, Raltegravir, Truvada & Atazanavir

Posted by sweetvanilla27, 1 Reply
...I 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 Read more »

need atazanavir

Posted by princealbert
...Does anyone know how to access atazanavir, a new protease inhibitor not yet approved? I've got less than 20 CD4, VL 40,000, am multi-drug resistant, and don't have too Read more »

Need Atazanavir

Posted by princealbert, 1 Reply
...Does anyone know how to access atazanavir, a new protease inhibitor not yet approved? I've got less than 20 CD4, VL 40,000, am multi-drug resistant, and don't have too 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 any problems Read more »