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atazanavir (brand name: Reyataz)


Generic name: atazanavir

Brand names: Reyataz

Class: Individual Protease Inhibitors (PIs)


Common: nausea, diarrhoea, rash, stomach ache, headache, insomnia (difficulty sleeping), fatigue, vomiting, hyperbilirubinaemia (raised bilirubin levels, sometimes leading to jaundice - yellowing of the skin and/or eyes), lipodystrophy, heartburn.

Rare: kidney stones, abnormal liver function, diabetes, peripheral neuropathy, changes in heart rhythm.


150mg, 200mg and 300mg capsules.

Take 300mg with 100mg ritonavir once a day.


Take with food.

*Last reviewed on 25/09/2015 Next review: 25/09/2018

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