Pharmacokinetics and safety of twice-daily atazanavir 300 mg and raltegravir 400 mg in healthy individuals

  title={Pharmacokinetics and safety of twice-daily atazanavir 300 mg and raltegravir 400 mg in healthy individuals},
  author={Li Zhu and Joan R. Butterton and Anna Asplund Persson and Michele Stonier and Wendy Comisar and Deborah L. Panebianco and Sheila A. Breidinger and Jenny Zhang and Richard J. Bertz},
  journal={Antiviral Therapy},
  pages={1107 - 1114}
Background Atazanavir plus raltegravir 300/400 mg twice daily is being explored as a ritonavir- and nucleoside- sparing treatment strategy. The pharmaco-kinetics and safety of this combination in healthy individuals were evaluated. Methods A total of 22 healthy individuals received raltegravir 400 mg on days 1–5, atazanavir 300 mg on days 6–12 and atazanavir plus raltegravir 300/400 mg on days 13–26, twice daily with a light meal. Serial blood samples were collected 12 h after the morning dose… 

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