Atazor 200mg Capsule

Atazor 200mg Capsule is an antiviral or antiretroviral medicine. It is used in the treatment of HIV infection. It stops the virus from producing new viruses and clears up your infection.

Atazor 200mg Capsule should be taken with food, as this increases the absorption of the medicine into the body.

You should take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you to remember to take it.

Do not stop taking it until you have finished the complete course, even when you feel better. If you stop taking this medicine too early then infection may return or worsen. click here: Atazor 200mg Capsule 

Most common side effects

The most common side effects of this medicine include rash, headache, dizziness, and vomiting. These are usually mild but let your doctor know if they bother you or last more than a few days.

Before using it, you should tell your doctor if you are allergic to any antibiotics or have any kidney or liver problems.

You should also let your doctor know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before using it. Your doctor may monitor your liver function while taking this medication.

SIDE EFFECTS OF ATAZOR CAPSULE

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Atazor

  • Rash
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Blood in urine
  • Cough
  • Crystals in urine
  • Diarrhea
  • Indigestion
  • Hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol)
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Increased triglyceride level in blood
  • Nausea
  • Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation)
  • Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand)
  • Protein in urine
  • Taste change
  • Throat pain

HOW TO USE ATAZOR CAPSULE

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Atazor 200mg is to be taken with food.

HOW ATAZOR CAPSULE WORKS

Atazor 200mg is an anti-HIV medication. It works by interfering with an enzyme (protease), which is required by HIV-infected cells to make new viruses. This stops the production of new viruses.

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Atazor 200mg Capsule. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy

Atazor 200mg is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
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Breastfeeding

Atazor 200mg is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
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Driving

Atazor 200mg may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
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Kidney

Atazor 200mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Atazor 200mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver

Atazor 200mg should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Atazor 200mg may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Atazor 200mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE ATAZOR CAPSULE?

If you miss a dose of Atazor 200mg Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Quick tips

  • Atazor 200mg should be taken with food.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Do not take antacids an hour before or two hours after taking Atazor 200mg Capsule.
  • It may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Stop taking medications (prescribed for erectile dysfunction) like sildenafil or tadalafil while on treatment with this medicine.
  • Your doctor may check your liver function regularly. Inform your doctor if you develop abdominal pain, loss of appetite darkened urine or yellowing of the eyes or skin (jaundice).
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

FAQs

Q. What is Atazor 200mg  used for?

Atazor 200mg is used in combination with other anti-retroviral medicines for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) infection

Q. Does Atazor 200mg cause hyperbilirubinemia?

Yes, hyperbilirubinemia (an increase in the level of bilirubin in the blood) is a known side effect of Atazor 200mg Capsule.

Q. How does Atazor 200mg Capsule work?

Atazor 200mg belong to a group of medications called azapeptide HIV-1 protease inhibitor. It inhibits some viral polypeptides in the HIV-1 infected cells of the body and inhibits and prevents maturation of virus in the cells. Atazor 200mg Capsule does not cure HIV infections; it decreases the risks of developing acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and other HIV-related illnesses due to compromised immunity

Q. Does Atazor 200mg Capsule cause lipodystrophy?

Yes, lipodystrophy (changes in body fat – build up or loss of body fat) is a known side effect of Atazor 200mg Capsule

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