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   Atazanavir

Atazanavir
(oral) (capsule)


Treats human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. HIV causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). This medicine does not cure HIV or AIDS, but may slow the progress of the disease.

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Atazanavir
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Treats human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. HIV causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). This medicine does not cure HIV or AIDS, but may slow the progress of the disease.

Storage
  • Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.
  • Keep all medicine away from children and never share your medicine with anyone. Ask your pharmacist, doctor, or health caregiver about the best way to dispose of any outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.


How To Use
  • APPEARANCE: Capsule. Your doctor will tell you how much of this medicine to use and how often.
  • Do not use more medicine or use it more often than your doctor tells you to. Atazanavir is used with other medicines to treat HIV infection.
  • Take all other medicines your doctor has prescribed as part of your combination treatment. Your dose of atazanavir may depend on the other medicines you are using.
  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are also using efavirenz (Sustiva®), tenofovir (Viread®), ritonavir (Norvir®), or saquinavir (Invirase®, Fortovase®). The timing of your dose of atazanavir may be affected if you are also using didanosine (Videx®). It is best to take this medicine with food or milk. Swallow the capsule whole.
  • Do not open or break it.

Side Effects
  • Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects: Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing. Blistering, peeling, red skin rash. Fever, chills, cough, sore throat, swelling. Lightheadedness or fainting. Nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, pain in your upper stomach. Uneven heartbeat. Yellowing of your skin or eyes.

Precautions
  • You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to atazanavir.
  • Do not use this medicine together with the following medicines: cisapride (Propulsid®), midazolam (Versed®), pimozide (Orap®), or triazolam (Halcion®).
  • Other medicines that should not be used together with atazanavir include ergot medicines such as Cafergot®, D.H.E.
  • 45®, Ergomar®, Ergotrate®, Methergine®, Migranal®, or Wigraine®.
  • Using this medicine while you are also using the medicines listed above can cause very serious medical problems, or even death.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose or forget to use your medicine, use it as soon as you can.
  • If your next regular dose is less than 6 hours away, wait until then to use the medicine and skip the missed dose.

Drug Interactions
  • Make sure your doctor knows if you have diabetes, kidney disease, liver disease (including hepatitis), or hemophilia (a bleeding disorder).
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant. Make sure your doctor knows if you have a heart problem known as "heart block." Tell your doctor if you have ever had an abnormal EKG test of your heartbeats. This medicine will not protect you from getting HIV/AIDS or other sexually transmitted diseases.
  • If you have questions about this, ask your doctor. This medicine may raise your blood sugar. Your doctor will need to check your blood at regular visits while you are using this medicine.
  • Be sure to keep all appointments. You should not breast feed if you have HIV or AIDS, because you may give the infection to your baby through your breast milk.

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