Drug Information

Atazanavir is used in combination with other antiviral drugs to treat HIV infection.

Common brand names:


Summary of Interactions with Vitamins, Herbs, & Foods

Types of interactions: Beneficial Adverse Check

Replenish Depleted Nutrients

  • none

Reduce Side Effects

  • none

Support Medicine

  • none

Reduces Effectiveness

  • St. John’s Wort

    Taking St. John’s wort (Hypericum perforatum) when taking atazanavir might result in reduced blood levels of the drug, which could lead to reduced effectiveness and eventual resistance. Individuals taking atazanavir should avoid taking St. John’s wort at the same time.

Potential Negative Interaction

  • none

Explanation Required 

  • none

The Drug-Nutrient Interactions table may not include every possible interaction. Taking medicines with meals, on an empty stomach, or with alcohol may influence their effects. For details, refer to the manufacturers’ package information as these are not covered in this table. If you take medications, always discuss the potential risks and benefits of adding a new supplement with your doctor or pharmacist.