Basic Information On Reyataz
Reyataz is indicated to prevent HIV-1 infection from damaging the immune system. It blocks the enzyme HIV protease, which forms the functional proteins, in cells infected with HIV-1. It prevents the HIV cells from proliferating in the body. By inhibiting HIV-1, collaterally, Reyataz drug controls the spread of AIDS. The drug is not a cure for HIV and AIDS. The drug is always given in combination with other antiretroviral drugs. The drug acts by restraining viral Gag and Gag-Pol polyproteins, thus averting formation of mature virions in cells infected with HIV-1. The drug may be used to treat adults and children above 6 years.
Precautions / Side Effects For Reyataz
Brand or generic Reyataz contains atazanavir sulfate, which is a category B drug as per regulatory norms. As such, the medicine may not harm the fetus. However, if the mother’s infection is not carefully treated during pregnancy, the risk of passing the HIV infection to unborn baby remains. Therefore, inform your healthcare provider, in case you plan pregnancy, or become pregnant during the treatment and also, take all the medicines prescribed for HIV. Your details may be recorded in the antiviral pregnancy register, before your commence taking this medicine. Birth control patches or pills reduce the efficiency of atazanavir sulfate. Use alternate contraceptives like condoms, spermicides, or diaphragms. Do not nurse your baby while using the drug. In fact, you should not breast-feed; if you are suffering from AIDS or HIV at all, in order to prevent transmitting the infection to the baby through the milk. Discuss all the other medicines that you may be taking, for example any Beta agonist Salmeterol inhaler, (inhaled) nasal steroid like fluticasone propionate, etc. with your doctor. Take only the medicines prescribed by your doctor.
Side effects with brand or generic Reyataz depend upon the following factors: 1. If you are treatment-naïve (have not been previously treated with this or any other drugs for HIV-1). 2. Concomitant therapy. 3. Your age and resistance power. 4. The stage at which the treatment is commenced. Interaction with certain drugs may cause severe reaction. Jaundice, nausea, rashes and fatigue are some of the common reactions. Your doctor will help through dosage and supplementary treatment management.
Reyataz dosage varies widely depending upon the co-administered therapy, medical condition and other drugs you may be taking. Take the medicine with food. Take the medicine continuously at the prescribed dosage and remember to get a refill before you run out of stock.
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We stock Reyataz capsules in three strengths of 150 mg, 200 mg and 300 mg. Buy Reyataz from North Drug Store. We offer a free refill reminder service.