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What Is 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-/longterm administration of reyataz (atazanavir) can have on active untreated hbv in a coinfected patient ? the reyataz patient info leaflet states : reyataz...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I have used atazanavir in a number of hepatitis B infected patients without any problem. Atazanavir can cause an increase in indirect bilirubin levels (Like Gilbert's syndrome) which has not yet been demonstrated to actually cause any liver... 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)... 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

...approved by 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... 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 »
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 »
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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Should i Start medication???

Posted by coconyc, 3 Replies
Hi im Coco from nyc I though the benefit or getting tested its to find out the virus in a early time so u can get a good treatment that prolong ur life in a better condition, i got my first results a month ago and i got CD4:276 and VL: 3616, so my... Read more »

U.S. Issues Warning on Use of Anti-AIDS Drug

Posted by Anonymous
...was strengthening product package warnings because of continued reports of "severe, life-threatening and in some cases, fatal hepatotoxicity.'' Beltrami said the adverse reactions reported among health- care workers "do not, in any way, apply to... Read more »

Should I report this HIV doctor?

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 6 Replies
Hi. It's six days since I had a bad experience with an HIV doctor. The anger in me has subsided. However, I was so enraged by this doctor at the time that the next day I got in touch with the hospital to find out to whom I should direct a... Read more »