Overview of Evotaz – a Prescription Medication Used to Treat HIV Infection in Adults
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November

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , /


Evotaz is a prescription medication used to
treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in adults. It is a single product containing 2 medications:
atazanavir and cobicistat. Atazanavir belongs to a group of drugs called
protease inhibitors. It works by decreasing the amount of HIV in the blood. Cobicistat belongs to a group of drugs called
pharmacokinetic enhancers. Cobicistat helps to keep atazanavir in the body longer so that
the medication will have a greater effect. This medication comes in tablet form and is
taken typically once a day, with food. There are many medications that can interact
with Evotaz and either cause more side effects or can increase the risk of Evotaz not working
against HIV. Even over the counter medications like antacids can interact, so make sure to
talk to you doctor or pharmacist before taking any medications (even over the counter ones)
with Evotaz. You should call your doctor or pharmacist
if you develop these possible side effects: nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, yellowing
of the skin or eyes, or dark urine Like all HIV medications, Evotaz will not
keep you from giving HIV to others. Always practice safe sex even if your partner also
has HIV


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