Exploring the Working of Virataz R Tablet


Virataz is a prescription-based antiviral medicine that is useful for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus infection (HIV). This medicine is a combination of two other antiretroviral medicines called Atazanavir and Ritonavir. Atazanavir is a protease inhibitor and it works by inhibiting the activity of viral protease into cleaving the viral proteins into functional units. Ritonavir works as the booster for the previous medication. This medicine inhibits the enzyme that can break down Atazanavir and can increase the effectiveness of the medicine. Virataz R Tablet is taken orally once a day.

Some of the Side Effects of Virataz 300mg/100mg are such as – 

  • Headache
  • Rashes
  • Stomach pain 
  • Fever
  • Tingling of hands and feet
  • Irregular heart rate
  • Loss of appetite
  • Blisters
  • Mouth sores
  • Swelling of face
  • Decreased urination 
  • Red and swollen eyes
  • Vomiting 
  • Muscle pain 

Some of the Precautions of Virataz are such as – 

  • Virataz can cause an allergic reaction in some patients hence it is advisable to gather complete information on this medicine before starting the use.
  • Inform the doctor about all the medicines that you take since Virataz can interact with them and they can interfere in the absorption of prior.
  • Tell the doctor about all the past medical conditions such as irregular heart rate, increased blood sugar, bleeding complications, and hepatitis.
  • Tell the doctor if you are planning on a pregnancy since Virataz can harm the fetus.
  • Take Virataz two hours before or one hour after taking antacids or buffered-up medicines.
  • Virataz can increase blood sugar levels and lead to symptoms like extreme hunger, urination, and vision.
  • Since Virataz is an antiviral medicine that boosts the immune system, the body may start fighting the infections already present in your body and you may experience the symptoms.
  • Virataz increases body fat in the back, neck, stomach, and breasts.

Bottom Line 

The Price of Virataz R Tablets is high hence it is advisable to gather complete information from Magicine Pharma regarding the price before you purchase it. 

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q1 – Where to store Virataz r tablets?

Ans – It is advisable to store the Virataz r tablets at a place below 30°C.

Q2 – Can I drink alcohol with Virataz?

Ans – Avoid drinking alcohol during the treatment with Virataz r tablets even though no interactions of both are known.

Q3 – How long is the treatment with Virataz r tablets?

Ans – The doctor decides for how long the Virataz treatment will continue depending on the condition, stage, and health of the patient.

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.