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Atazanavir + Cobicistat

Atazanavir + Cobicistat Information

Atazanavir + Cobicistat Benefits & Uses

Atazanavir + Cobicistat is used to treat the following -

Atazanavir + Cobicistat 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.

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Ingredients of Atazanavir + Cobicistat

Atazanavir
Cobicistat

Atazanavir + Cobicistat Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Atazanavir + Cobicistat is used -

  1. Rash
  2. Headache Mild
  3. Dizziness Mild
  4. Nausea or vomiting
  5. Abdominal Pain Mild
  6. Dyspepsia
  7. Paresthesia
  8. Increased Liver Enzymes
  9. Diarrhoea
  10. Peripheral Neuropathy
  11. Cough Mild
  12. Increased Cholesterol level in blood
  13. Increased Triglyceride level in Blood
  14. Increased Bilrubin Level
  15. Fever Mild
  16. Stomach ache Mild
  17. Fatigue Mild
  18. Insomnia Mild
  19. Depression Moderate
  20. Jaundice Moderate
  21. Kidney Stones Moderate

Atazanavir + Cobicistat Related Warnings

Is the use of Atazanavir + Cobicistat safe for pregnant women?

Atazanavir + Cobicistat has mild to no side effects in pregnant women.

Is the use of Atazanavir + Cobicistat safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding, may experience serious side effects after taking Atazanavir + Cobicistat. So it is adviced to consult the doctor before using it.

What is the effect of Atazanavir + Cobicistat on the Kidneys?

Very few cases of side effects of Atazanavir + Cobicistat on kidney have been reported.

What is the effect of Atazanavir + Cobicistat on the Liver?

Very few cases of side effects of Atazanavir + Cobicistat on the liver have been reported.

What is the effect of Atazanavir + Cobicistat on the Heart?

Using Atazanavir + Cobicistat does not have any harmful effects on the heart.

Severe Interaction of Atazanavir + Cobicistat with Other Drugs

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

Atazanavir + Cobicistat Contraindications

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

  1. Liver Disease
  2. Kidney Disease
  3. Diabetes
  4. Bleeding
  5. Graves' Disease
  6. Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  7. Heart Disease
  8. Hemophilia
  9. Jaundice
  10. Kidney Disease
  11. Liver Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Atazanavir + Cobicistat

Is this Atazanavir + Cobicistat habit forming or addictive?

Atazanavir + Cobicistat is not addictive in nature.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Atazanavir + Cobicistat as you may feel sleepy.

Is it safe?

Yes, Atazanavir + Cobicistat is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Atazanavir + Cobicistat is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

Atazanavir + Cobicistat Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Atazanavir + Cobicistat

Information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Atazanavir + Cobicistat, due to a lack of research on this.

Interaction between Alcohol and Atazanavir + Cobicistat

It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Atazanavir + Cobicistat and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

This medicine data has been created by -
Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Dr. Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Reyataz® (atazanavir sulfate)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 810
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 194-196
  4. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Tybost® (cobicistat)