Tenofovir + Emtricitabine + Atazanavir + Ritonavir
Information about Tenofovir + Emtricitabine + Atazanavir + Ritonavir
Tenofovir + emtricitabine + atazanavir + ritonavir uses
Tenofovir+Emtricitabine+Atazanavir+Ritonavir is used in the treatment of HIV infection.
How tenofovir + emtricitabine + atazanavir + ritonavir works
This is a combination of four antiviral medicines: Tenofovir, Emtricitabine, Atazanavir and Ritonavir. Tenofovir and Emtricitabine work by preventing HIV (virus) from multiplying, thereby reducing the amount of virus in your body. They also increase the CD4 cell (white blood cells that protect against infection) count in your blood. Atazanavir and Ritonavir work by interfering with an enzyme (protease), which is required by HIV-infected cells to make new viruses.
Common side effects of tenofovir + emtricitabine + atazanavir + ritonavir
Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Stomach pain, Headache, Depression, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Altered taste, Skin rash, Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand), Increased blood lipid level, Increased liver enzymes