Compare Reyataz vs. Crixivan

Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.

Reyataz (Atazanavir)

Crixivan (indinavir)

Prescription only
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Treats HIV infection.

Crixivan (indinavir) is a good alternative drug used with other medications to treat HIV, but is not a first-choice treatment because of its side effects and many drug interactions.

Upsides
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  • Can be effective at treating HIV infection if other medicines have not worked.
Downsides
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  • Crixivan (indinavir) interacts with many other drugs. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before starting any new medications.
  • Crixivan (indinavir) can cause kidney stones so it's important to stay hydrated.
  • Crixivan (indinavir) might cause yellowing of the skin or eyes.
  • Crixivan (indinavir) can cause high cholesterol, triglyceride, and blood sugar levels.
Used for
  • HIV infection
Dosage forms
  • Pill
  • Pill
Price
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Side effects
The Reyataz (Atazanavir) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
10possible side effects
  • Abdominal pain
    17%
  • Kidney stones
    12%
  • Nausea
    12%
  • Elevated serum bilirubin
    12%
  • Vomiting
    8%
  • Back pain
    8%
  • Headache
    5%
  • Itching
    4%
  • Diarrhea
    3%
  • Acid regurgitation
    3%
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Risks and warnings
No information currently available
  • New onset or worsened diabetes

    Use of protease inhibitors

    ...and 1 more risk factors

  • Liver damage

    History of liver damage

  • Kidney stones

    Children

    ...and 1 more risk factors

  • Fat redistribution

    HIV treatment

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