Virataz 300mg Capsule

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Composition for Virataz 300mg Capsule

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₹70.0/Capsule
30 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Virataz Capsule

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Uses of Virataz Capsule

Virataz 300mg Capsule is used in the treatment of HIV infection.
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Side effects of Virataz Capsule

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Rash, Headache, Dizziness, Vomiting, Crystals in urine, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Dyspepsia, Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation), Throat pain, Increased liver enzymes, Diarrhoea, Blood in urine, Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand), Cough, Altered taste, Increased cholesterol level in blood, Increased triglyceride level in blood, Protein in urine.

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How to use Virataz Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Virataz 300mg Capsule with food.

How Virataz Capsule works

Virataz 300mg capsule is antiviral medication. It prevents the multiplication of HIV virus in human cells. Thus stops the HIV virus from producing new viruses.

In Depth Information on Virataz Capsule

Expert advice for Virataz Capsule

  • 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Virataz 300mg Capsule
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Virataz 300mg Capsule is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Virataz 300mg Capsule is probably safe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Virataz 300mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired
, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Virataz 300mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients wi
th kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Virataz 300mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Virataz 300mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Virataz 300mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Virataz 300mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Prazopill XL 5mg Tablet, Minipress XL 5mg Tablet, Urimax 0.4mg Capsule MR, Azivent 500mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Virataz 300mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Atazanavir

Virataz is used in combination with other anti-retroviral medicines for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) infection
Yes, hyperbilirubinemia (an increase in the level of bilirubin in the blood) is a known side effect of Virataz.
Virataz 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. Virataz does not cure HIV infections; it decreases the risks of developing acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and other HIV-related illnesses due to compromised immunity
Yes, lipodystrophy (changes in body fat - build up or loss of body fat) is a known side effect of Virataz
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Substitutes for Virataz Capsule

Atazor 300mg Capsule
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