Compare Prezista vs. Reyataz

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Prezista (darunavir)

Treats HIV infection.

Prezista (darunavir) is one of the first-choices for treatment of HIV because it has fewer side-effects compared to other medicines that work like it.

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Upsides
  • Prezista (darunavir) is a good choice for those newly diagnosed HIV.
  • May be used in combination with other HIV medicines if you have been accidentally exposed to HIV by a needle-stick.
  • Available as a liquid solution and can be used for children as young as 3 years old.
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Downsides
  • Need to take together with a booster like Norvir.
  • Doesn't work as well for those with longstanding HIV.
  • Can affect your cholestorol and blood sugar levels.
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Used for
  • HIV infection
Dosage forms
  • Pill
  • Liquid
  • Pill
Price
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Side effects
7possible side effects
  • Diarrhea
    14%
  • Headache
    7%
  • Nausea
    7%
  • Rash
    7%
  • Abdominal pain
    6%
  • Vomiting
    5%
  • Physical weakness
    3%
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The Reyataz (Atazanavir) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
Risks and warnings
  • Liver damage

    History of liver damage

    ...and 1 more risk factors

  • Fat redistribution

    HIV treatment

  • Immune recovery syndrome

    HIV

    ...and 3 more risk factors

  • Diabetes

    Use of protease inhibitors

    ...and 1 more risk factors

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