Virataz R 300 mg/100 mg Tablet

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Composition for Virataz R 300 mg/100 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Virataz R 300 mg/100 mg Tablet

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Uses of Atazanavir

Atazanavir is used in the treatment of HIV infection.
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Side effects of Atazanavir

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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 Atazanavir

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 R 300 mg/100 mg Tablet with food.

How Virataz R 300 mg/100 mg Tablet works

Atazanavir is antiviral medication. It prevents the multiplication of HIV virus in human cells. Thus stops the HIV virus from producing new viruses.
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Uses of Ritonavir

Ritonavir is used in the treatment of HIV infection.
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Side effects of Ritonavir

Common

Altered taste, Headache, Nausea, Diarrhoea, Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation), Dizziness, Cough, Abdominal pain, Throat pain, Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand).

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How to use Ritonavir

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 R 300 mg/100 mg Tablet with food.

How Virataz R 300 mg/100 mg Tablet works

Ritonavir 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 R 300 mg/100 mg Tablet

Expert advice for Atazanavir

  • 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.

Expert advice for Ritonavir

  • Consult your doctor about taking the ritonavir if you had a history of hepatitis A or B, hemophilia, diabetes, erectile dysfunction, kidney disease, any kind of infection, stiffness or aches or pains in joints, weakness or pain or tenderness in muscles, light-headedness, dizziness, fainting episodes or abnormal heartbeat.
  • Ritonavir tablets should always be taken with food.
  • Use effective methods of contraception to avoid pregnancy.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as ritonavir can cause dizziness or sleepiness.
Warnings
Special precautions for Virataz R 300 mg/100 mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Virataz R 300 mg/100 mg Tablet 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 R 300 mg/100 mg Tablet is probably safe to use durin
g lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Virataz R 300 mg/100 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, slee
py, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Virataz R 300 mg/100 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in pa
tients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Virataz R 300 mg/100 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Virataz R 300 mg/100 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Virataz R 300 mg/100 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Virataz R 300 mg/100 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Virataz R 300 mg/100 mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Atazanavir

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 hyperbilirubinemia?
Yes, hyperbilirubinemia (an increase in the level of bilirubin in the blood) is a known side effect of Atazanavir.
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. Does Atazanavir cause lipodystrophy?
Yes, lipodystrophy (changes in body fat - build up or loss of body fat) is a known side effect of Atazanavir
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Frequently asked questions for Ritonavir

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. 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. Is ritonavir a protease inhibitor?
Ritonavir, a protease inhibitor
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 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.
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