Atavir Capsule

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  • Manufactured by: Cipla Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Atazanavir (300 mg)

Atavir Information

Atavir is a prescription drug, available for use as Capsule. It is primarily used for the treatment of HIV/AIDS.

The correct dosage of Atavir depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Atavir as well, which are listed below. These side effects of Atavir are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Atavir is Safe for pregnant women and Mild for women who are breastfeeding. Warnings related to Atavir's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Kidney Disease, Bleeding, Heart Disease must refrain from the use of Atavir since this can cause severe adverse effects. The section on Atavir contraindications lists all such conditions.

Drug interactions for Atavir have been reported in the medical literature. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

In addition to the above precautions for Atavir, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



Atavir Benefits & Uses

Atavir is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Atavir Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: HIV/AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 400 mg
  • Dosage Form: Capsule
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Adult(Female)
  • Disease: HIV/AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 300 mg
  • Dosage Form: Capsule
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: This dose for pregnant women, must take with ritonavir 100 mg
Geriatric
  • Disease: HIV/AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 400 mg
  • Dosage Form: Capsule
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: HIV/AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 400 mg
  • Dosage Form: Capsule
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: HIV/AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 200 mg
  • Dosage Form: Capsule
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Atavir Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Atavir safe for pregnant women?


    There are no side effects of Atavir in pregnant women.

    Safe
  • Is the use of Atavir safe during breastfeeding?


    Side effects of Atavir on breastfeeding women are very mild.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Atavir on the Kidneys?


    Atavir may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Atavir on the Liver?


    Atavir is rarely harmful for the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Atavir on the Heart?


    There are no any side effects of Atavir for the heart.

    Safe


Severe Interaction of Atavir with Other Drugs

Atavir should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe



Atavir Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Atavir unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Atavir

  • Is this Atavir habit forming or addictive?


    Atavir is not addictive in nature.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    After taking Atavir, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Atavir can make you drowsy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but take Atavir only as per medical advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    Atavir is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

    No

Atavir Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Atavir


    Taking Atavir with food does not harm your health.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Atavir


    Information about the interaction of Atavir and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

    Unknown


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Reyataz® (atazanavir sulfate)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 810

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 194-196



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