food interaction for SYNTHIVAN
alcohol interaction for SYNTHIVAN
pregnancy interaction for SYNTHIVAN
lactation interaction for SYNTHIVAN
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
SALT INFORMATION FOR SYNTHIVAN
How it works
Common side effects
How it works
Common side effects
SUBSTITUTES FOR SYNTHIVAN
- ATAZOR R 300 MG/100 MG TABLET(30 tablets in strip)Emcure Pharmaceuticals LtdRs. 100/tabletRs. 3000pay 4% more per tablet
- VIRATAZ R 300MG/100MG TABLET(30 tablets in strip)Hetero Drugs LtdRs. 100/tabletRs. 3000pay 4% more per tablet
- ATACLIP 300MG/100MG TABLET(30 tablets in strip)Abbott India LtdRs. 126.31/tabletRs. 3789.16pay 31% more per tablet
- ANZAVIR R 300MG/100MG TABLET(30 tablets in strip)Mylan Pharmaceuticals Pvt LtdRs. 106.67/tabletRs. 3200pay 11% more per tablet
Expert advice FOR SYNTHIVAN
- Before taking atazanavir, inform you doctor if you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy.
- Inform you doctor if you have or ever had any liver problems or liver disease including hepatitis B or C or kidney problems.
- Discuss with your doctor about necessary precautions to be taken to avoid spreading of HIV virus to others.
- Atazanavir should not be used in children who weigh less than 10 kg or who weigh 25 kg or more.
- Consult your doctor if you experience sudden or spontaneous bleeding.
Frequently asked questions FOR SYNTHIVAN
Q. How does atazanavir work?
Atazanavir belong to a group of medications called azapeptide HIV-1 protease inhibitor. It inhibits some viral polypeptides in the HIV-1 infected cells of the body and inhibits and prevents maturation of virus in the cells. Atazanavir does not cure HIV infections; it decreases the risks of developing acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and other HIV-related illnesses due to compromised immunity
Q. What is atazanavir used for?
Atazanavir is used in combination with other anti-retroviral medicines for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) infection
Q. Does atazanavir cause lipodystrophy?
Yes, lipodystrophy (changes in body fat - build up or loss of body fat) is a known side effect of atazanavir
Q. Does atazanavir cause hyperbilirubinemia?
Yes, hyperbilirubinemia (an increase in the level of bilirubin in the blood) is a known side effect of atazanavir.
Q. Is ritonavir a protease inhibitor?
Ritonavir, a protease inhibitor
Q. What is ritonavir used for?
It is used along with other medication for treating human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. It does not completely cure HIV or AIDS
Q. How does ritonavir work and what does it inhibit?
Ritonavir belongs to a class of medication called protease inhibitors. It inhibits protease enzymes from breaking down proteins and thus prevents HIV from multiplying inside the body. It does not cure HIV completely but reduces the chances of getting acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and HIV related infections or cancer
Q. Why is ritonavir used along with lopinavir?
Ritonavir is available with lopinavir as a fixed dose combination as it improves the availability of lopinavir which helps in increasing activity against HIV
Q. Why is it used as a booster?
Ritonavir is used as a booster to increase the absorption of other protease inhibitors as well as prevent other protease inhibitors from being degraded.