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Who Takes Atazanavir

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HIV i-Base

Once-Daily 150-mg Maraviroc Explored in People Taking Atazanavir/Ritonavir

HIV-positive people taking standard-dose atazanavir/ritonavir plus 150 mg of maraviroc once-daily had lower maraviroc maximum concentrations (Cmax) and average concentrations (Cavg) than HIV-negative people taking 300 mg of maraviroc twice daily... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Reyataz (Atazanavir)

at-a-za-NA-veer Brand Name: Reyataz Other Name(s): ATV, atazanavir sulfate Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Approved Use: Treatment of HIV Infection WARNING: Atazanavir can cause serious side effects. These include heart... Read more »
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... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Taking Atazanavir , Truvada + Raltegravir

Hi, I have been HIV+ for 22 years and never been sick. I went on combination therapy in 1995 with 22 t cells (still healthy) and over the years have only changed my combination about 4 times. I am now on Atazanavir, Truvada and Raltegravir and...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi and thanks for posting from Australia.You raise a number of important issues.First, the protease inhibitor atazanavir does have significant drug-drug interactions with certain stomach acid-lowering medications, including proton pump inhibitors... Read more »

Truvada and Atazanavir combination

I'm worried about my HIV treatment which consists of 400mg Atazanavir and 2oomg Truvada. I stopped taking the booster Ritonovir because I was having severe chest pains and I accidentally discovered that if I do not have the rotonovir, the pain...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I wonder if your chest pain wasnt related to acid reflux. There is a concern about a negative drug interaction between the tenofovir in Truvada and atazanavir leading to recommendation to combine with ritonavir-simply taking 400 mg atazanavir may... Read more »

Yellow eyes with atazanavir

I just began taking started atazanavir and my eyes are yellow. My doctor is taking tests but thinks it really isn't important. BUT IT IS! People ask me now all the time what is up with your eyes!!!!!!!!! ...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
This is the most common side effect with atazanavir. Usually, only 3-5% people have to stop the medication because of this, and it may get better over time. I would find something creative to tell your friends for now for the next few weeks but... Read more »

adding atazanavir to a 2 month old weak cocktail

I am currently: T-20, DDI, Kaletra, Hydreaurea to boost DDI; FTC. I amm resistant to kaletra since last treatment. we chose lo leave it. Atazanavir has cross resistance. I have not taking atazanavir, but I would like to add atazanavir to somehow...
Sharon Lee, M.D.

Response from Sharon Lee, M.D.

University of Kansas Medical Center
You have not provided me with enough information to give you an educated opinion. I should point out that there is not much "other medicines" coming in the immediate future. Therefore it is really critical for you to make wise choices now... 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 was taken off them due... 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 many options left. I might be getting T-20, but need another good drug to add to... 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 many options left. I might be getting T-20, but need another good drug to add to... 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 or side effects that you... Read more »