What is Reyataz?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Atazanavir

Reyataz® is a brand name atazanavir, a protease inhibitor used in the treatment of HIV-1 infections in combination with at least two other antiretroviral agents. In patients with prior virologic failure, coadministration with ritonavir is recommended.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 4
Moderate 11
Mild 8
None 20

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Reyataz

Side effect Patients
Jaundice 4
Elevated bilirubin blood levels 3
Fatigue 3
Yellow eyes 3
Abdominal cramps 1
Diarrhea 1

Show all 18 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Reyataz

Dosage Patients
300 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Reyataz

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 11
Side effects too severe 11
Other 9
See all 29 patients who’ve stopped taking Reyataz

Duration

Currently taking Reyataz

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking Reyataz

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 3
1 - 6 months 6
6 months - 1 year 5
1 - 2 years 5
2 - 5 years 7
5 - 10 years 2
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 39
Usually 2
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 7
Not at all hard to take 34
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 5
$25-49 5
< $25 20
Not specified 12

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Reyataz after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Efavirenz-Emtricitabine-Tenofovir (Atripla) 1
Evotaz 1

Patients stopped taking Reyataz and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Stribild 2
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7 patient evaluations for Reyataz

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keep_on_flying
Gender: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Mental Symptoms : none
Physical Symptoms : none
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VL 0
I am: vg
I have:
HIV

See keep_on_flying's full Reyataz history

Aug 18, 2014 (Started Aug 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
smrti
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smrti
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Mental Symptoms : none
Physical Symptoms : none
464
VL 35
I am: n
I have:
HIV

See smrti's full Reyataz history

Aug 15, 2012 (Started Apr 18, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Jaundice)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
SFLexington
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SFLexington
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Mental Symptoms : none
Physical Symptoms : none
557
VL 0
I am: vg
I have:
HIV

See SFLexington's full Reyataz history

Apr 6, 2011 (Started Jun 27, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus))
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 30, 2009 (Started Jun 27, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Just switch from Kaletra to Reyataz a few days ago... within 24 hours diarrhea that I had for three years on Kaletra vanished.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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