Compare Evotaz vs. Triumeq

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Treats HIV infection.

Although not a first choice due to its side effects, Evotaz (atazanavir / cobicistat) is still a good alternative for use with other medications to treat HIV.

Treats HIV infections.

Triumeq (abacavir / dolutegravir / lamivudine) is a 3-in-1 tablet and is one of the first choices used in treating HIV infections. Your doctor will test you to see if you're at risk for developing an allergic reaction to Triumeq (abacavir / dolutegravir / lamivudine) before prescribing it.

Upsides
  • If first-line choices for HIV medications are not an option, Evotaz (atazanavir / cobicistat) is a good alternative to consider.
  • Taken only once daily.
  • Evotaz (atazanavir / cobicistat) is a combination of two different medications for HIV.
  • One of the first choice medications used to treat HIV.
  • Can take once daily and with or without food.
  • Triumeq (abacavir / dolutegravir / lamivudine) contains three different HIV drugs in one tablet.
Downsides
  • Evotaz (atazanavir / cobicistat) can interact with other medications so you should talk to your doctor before adding new treatments.
  • Evotaz (atazanavir / cobicistat) can cause changes to heart rhythm.
  • Evotaz (atazanavir / cobicistat) can affect your blood sugar levels, causing diabetes or worsening diabetes if you have it already.
  • Can increase your risk of heart attack, especially if you have high blood pressure, high cholestorol, diabetes, or if you smoke.
  • Triumeq (abacavir / dolutegravir / lamivudine) is not recommended if you have liver problems or poor kidney health.
  • Some people have had severe allergic reactions while taking Triumeq (abacavir / dolutegravir / lamivudine). Your doctor will test you for any possible risk of reaction before starting.
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Side effects
6possible side effects
  • Yellowing of skin
    6%
  • Rash
    5%
  • Yellowing of eyes
    4%
  • Nausea
    2%
  • Diarrhea
    2%
  • Headache
    2%
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3possible side effects
  • Insomnia
    3%
  • Headache
    2%
  • Fatigue
    2%
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Risks and risk factors
  • Heartbeat problems
    • History of heartbeat problems
  • Kidney problems
    • Taking tenofovir DF
  • Kidney stones or gallstones
  • Immune reconstitution syndrome
    • HIV
    • Exposure to other infections
    • Start of a new HIV medication
    • Change in HIV therapy
  • Liver damage
    • History of liver damage
    • Hepatitis B or C
  • Severe allergic reactions
    • Prior severe allergic reaction to Evotaz (atazanavir / cobicistat) or any of its individual drug components.
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  • Severe allergic reaction
    • Previous allergic reaction to Triumeq or abacavir
    • Presence of HLA-B*5701 gene
  • Lactic acidosis | Enlarged, fatty liver
    • Liver disease
    • Women
    • Obesity
  • Worsening of hepatitis B or C
    • Hepatitis B infection
    • Hepatitis C infection
  • Fat redistribution
    • HIV treatment
  • Immune reconstitution syndrome
    • HIV
    • Exposure to other infections
    • Start of a new HIV medication
    • Change in HIV therapy
  • Heart attack
    • History of coronary heart disease
    • High blood pressure
    • Dyslipidemia
    • Diabetes mellitus
    • Smoking
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