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Didanosine, rifampin, and midazolam are medications that should never be taken with Reyataz. Drug interactions could occur that may decrease the effectiveness of Reyataz or increase your risk for dangerous side effects. Other types of medications that may cause negative Reyataz drug interactions include statin cholesterol medicines, calcium channel blockers, oral contraceptives, and other protease inhibitors.

Reyataz Drug Interactions: An Overview

Reyataz® (atazanavir sulfate) can potentially interact with several other medicines. Some of the medicines that may lead to Reyataz drug interactions include:
  • Certain arrhythmia medications, such as amiodarone (Cordarone®, Pacerone®), lidocaine, and quinidine
  • Certain benzodiazepines, such as:


    • Bromocriptine (Parlodel®)
    • Dihydroergotamine (Migranal®)
    • Ergonovine
    • Ergotamine (Cafergot®, Ergomar®)
    • Methylergonovine (Methergine®)
    • Pergolide (Permax®)
  • Fluticasone (Flonase®, Flovent®, Veramyst®) or combination medications that contain fluticasone (Advair®)
  • Immune-suppressing medications, such as:
  • H2 blockers, such as:


  • Phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors (PDE5 inhibitors), including:




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