ATAZANAVIR (Atazanavir Sulfate) Nursing Considerations

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What is the Generic Name

ATAZANAVIR

What is the Trade Name for ATAZANAVIR

Atazanavir Sulfate

What is the Indication for ATAZANAVIR

  • 1 INDICATIONS AND USAGE Atazanavir capsule is indicated in combination with other antiretroviral agents for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in adults and in pediatric patients 6 years and older weighing at least 15 kg. Limitations of Use: Atazanavir capsules are not recommended for use in pediatric patients below the age of 3 months due to the risk of kernicterus [see Use in Specific Populations (8.4) ]. Use of atazanavir capsules with ritonavir in treatment-experienced patients should be guided by the number of baseline primary protease inhibitor resistance substitutions [see Microbiology (12.4) ] . Atazanavir capsule is a protease inhibitor indicated for use in combination with other antiretroviral agents for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in adults and in pediatric patients 6 years and older weighing at least 15 kg. ( 1 )

 

 

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