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Which Has Fewer Side Effects Reyataz Or Prezista

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Test Positive Aware Network

Prezista

...twice-daily dose). Do not double up on your next dose; take the next dose on schedule. AWP: $1,102.20 / month Manufacturer contact: Tibotec Therapeutics, www.prezista.com , 1 (877) REACH-TT (732-2488) Potential side effects and toxicity: Prezista may cause mild to moderate rash, but the most common side effects may include diarrhea, nausea, headache, and abdominal pain. Laboratory testing for liver function should be done...
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Prezista Vs. Reyataz for beginners

Hello Dr. Frascino,We have conversed in the past and you've been very helpful. I'm about to start Meds now for the first time. My Dr. recommended I start with Truvada, Norvir and a choice of either Reyataz or Prezista. He mentioned that Prezista is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...first PI approved for once-daily dosing. Unlike most other PIs it doesn't raise cholesterol and triglyceride levels. On the downside it can cause hyperbilirubinemia, which is doctor-babble for yellowing of the skin and eyes (jaundice).Prezista... Read more »

starting meds! URGENT DECISION!!

hi, my cd4 are almost at 200 and i need to take a decision next week. The 2 options i have are:2 pills of nucleoside-like RT inhibitor + 1 pill protease inhibitor (once daily),or: 2 pills of nucleoside RT inhibitor + 1 integrase inhibitor (twice per...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...first is all at once and the latter twice a day. Adherence may be more difficult with a twice a day combo for some, but the side effects tend to be a bit less for those pills. Both are good options.The 15% failure rate includes people who miss... Read more »

side effects

i 've been on treatment for about a month plus,i seem to loose appetite most especially early in the mornings when i need to eat before taking my meds
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.Several HIV medications should be taken with food-- including atazanavir (Reyataz) and darunavir (Prezista). Anorexia can be a problem for patients who have this dosing requirement. First, it's important to Read more »

Switching from Kaletra/Truvada to Norvir/Reyataz/Truvada

Remember my post from 6 feb? Tomorrow my gf finally switches from Kaletra to Norvir/Reyataz. The doctor said her eyes might be a little yellow sometimes. Where does this come from? What other side effects can she expect? Greetings,G. The Netherlands
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello G,Thanks for your follow up. The yellowing of the eyes that your GF's doctor refers to is a side effect of the atazanavir (Reyataz). It's usually not a big issue, not of medical significant (other than the cosmetic appearance), Read more »
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Prezista Monotherapy May Prove Effective

...using one HIV drug ( monotherapy ) instead of regimens with drugs from different drug classes is seeing more progress. Fewer side effects may be the result with this simplification, as well as less cost and resistance with other drug classes.... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Invirase

...month for 500 mg tablets Manufacturer contact: Roche Pharmaceuticals, www.rocheusa.com , 1 (800) 562-6367 Potential side effects and toxicity: Most common are diarrhea, abdominal discomfort, vomiting, and nausea. As seen with other... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Reyataz

...capsules Manufacturer contact: Bristol-Myers Squibb, www.reyataz.com , 1 (800) 321-1335 Potential side effects and toxicity: Dizziness and lightheadedness. Elevated levels of unconjugated bilirubin (produced by the... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Treatment Guidelines

...recommended that people wait longer before starting HIVtreatment. This was because of concerns about the HIV drugs, such as sideeffects and difficult dosing schedules. It was thought that HIV was not asharmful as possible drug side effects in... Read more »
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Thanks for your support and any more advice?

Posted by motherinlaw, 3 Replies
I want to thank everyone for their support and help. I posted this in response to my own previous posting and felt it might have gotten lost in the shuffle and so am reposting. I have just spoken to my son again. He was finally able to convince... Read more »

26 years AIDS survior

Posted by AaronK, 3 Replies
...I had AIDS for many years now and was the lucky one's to surive... the clinical studies.... long term side effects... and the worst isolation. I'm 26 years old and i was dianosed in 1988 when i was five years old. My parents didn't Read more »

Splitting Prezista 600mg into thirds...

Posted by lovelife, 2 Replies
...I need to take Prezista 800mg. If I have only Prezista 600mg, can I brake the pill into thirds so I can take one 600mg and then add 200mg more from Read more »

Prezista with out food

Posted by personpitch, 1 Reply
...I've been on meds for exactly one week. So far I've had no major side effects, and am quite pleased. I'm on Truvada+Prezista+Norvir. Today I went out to dinner and had a big meal at about 7:30. Read more »