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Virataz 300mg Capsule

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Composition for Virataz 300mg Capsule

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Primary uses of Virataz 300mg Capsule

MRP
2100
₹70/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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Virataz Capsule side effects

Common

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. Virataz 300mg Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Virataz Capsule works

Virataz 300mg Capsule is an anti-HIV medication. It works by interfering with an enzyme (protease), which is required by HIV-infected cells to make new viruses. This stops the production of 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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Virataz Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Virataz Capsule
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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.
Lactation
Virataz 300mg Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Virataz 300mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Virataz 300mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Virataz 300mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Virataz Capsule

Frequently asked questions about 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
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Virataz with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Virataz with Lansoprazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Virataz with Prazosin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Prazosin: Biozocin, Renopress, Minipress
Virataz with Naratriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Naratriptan: Naratrex
Virataz with Dexrabeprazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Dexrabeprazole: Dirab, Repepsa, Kyrab
Virataz with Eletriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Virataz with Esomeprazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Esomeprazole: Esogress, Esofence, Neksium, Esomac, Esotrax, Sompraz, Esoz, Esoprz, Esole, Esoz Fast, Somaz
Virataz with Ilaprazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid, Ilaone, Adiza, Lupila, Ilatop, Iladac, Ilaking, Iladif, Peptorila
Virataz with Nicergoline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Nicergoline: Cholergol, Sermion
Virataz with Rifampicin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin, Ticin
Virataz with Doxazosin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Doxazosin: Duracard
Virataz with Tamsulosin
LIFE-THREATENING
Virataz with Rizatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rizatriptan: Rizact, Rizatan, Rizatrip
Virataz with Alfuzosin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfutrol, Zyalfa
Virataz with Revaprazan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Revaprazan: Revanex
Virataz with Silodosin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Silodosin: Silotime, Silodal, Flospurt, Geripod, Rapilif, Sildoo, Silocap, Urief
Virataz with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec
Virataz with Betamethasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Betamethasone: Celestone, Stemin, Betawin S, Decdan B, Betsone, Betawok, Betaron, Solubet, Bzon
Virataz with Buspirone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Buspirone: Supiron B
Virataz with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot
Virataz with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr
Virataz with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Virataz with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
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