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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Reyataz oral.

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Condition: HIV
7/9/2013 8:01:09 PM

Reviewer: bscottmatt, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Other than some mild diarrhea (which is no longer an issue) I never noticed any ill effects from this combo. However over the last year and a half to two years I've been battling bad moods and severe depression and insomnia. Not sure if it's the medicine or the HIV itself or a combination of the two, as well as situational factors, i.e. finances, etc. Decided to stick with the combo though ... Show Full Comment

Condition: HIV
5/30/2013 10:07:46 AM

Reviewer: rigo, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took Truvada+Reyataz+Norvir and had terrible awful depressive moods, suicidal thoughts and had to stop this treatment. My doctor was aghast for there are no records of such deep depressions as far as Reyataz is concerned. I cant go near to it. Its really crazy to find out some people do great on it, and I am one in a million to experience such negative results. Reyataz gave me the sensation of t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: HIV
4/2/2013 11:38:35 PM

Reviewer: ratluvr, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Have taken just Reyataz with Epzicom for four years (no Norvir boost). I take nightly with dinner. Excellent results and no noticeable side effects. Have remained undetectable, and my T's have steadily increased...about 480 when I started, last counts have been around 1000. Other measures (lipids, etc) have also remained good.

Condition: HIV
12/29/2011 10:48:08 AM

Reviewer: Charlie, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Started my first HART therapy with reyataz, truvada and norvir 2 yrs ago. 1st diagnosed HIV+ in 1988. This is 1st go at treating the HIV. CD4, <100 before and now is >200. Viral load vanished to undetectable. Happy with the results, however have had some minor overall health changes, i.e., mood changes, muscle weakness, trouble sleeping, frequent thirst/urination and more tired than before ... Show Full Comment

Condition: HIV
7/12/2010 6:33:24 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
i find myself tired all the time.

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