ATAZANAVIR (at a za NA veer) is an antiretroviral medicine. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. This medicine can lower, but not fully prevent, the risk of spreading HIV to others.
This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible: -allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue -blood in the urine -feeling faint or lightheaded, falls -irregular heart rate -pain in the lower back or side -pain when urinating -redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth -signs and symptoms of infection like fever or chills; cough; or sore throat -signs and symptoms of kidney injury like trouble passing urine or change in the amount of urine -signs and symptoms of liver injury like dark yellow or brown urine; general ill feeling or flu-like symptoms; light-colored stools; loss of appetite; nausea or vomiting; right upper belly pain; unusually weak or tired; yellowing of the eyes or skin Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome): -depressed mood -diarrhea -dizziness -headache -muscle pain -tingling or burning in your hands, feet or around the mouth -trouble sleeping -weight gain around waist, back, or thinning of face, arms, legs