Before you take EVOTAZ, tell your healthcare provider:
If you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if EVOTAZ will harm your unborn baby. Pregnant women have developed a serious condition called lactic acidosis (a buildup of lactic acid in the blood) when taking EVOTAZ with other HIV drugs called nucleoside analogues.
- Hormonal forms of birth control, such as shots, vaginal rings or implants, contraceptive patch, and some birth control pills, may not work when you are taking EVOTAZ. Talk to your healthcare provider about forms of birth control that may be used during treatment with EVOTAZ
- Pregnancy Registry. There is a pregnancy registry for women who take antiviral drugs during pregnancy. The purpose of this registry is to collect information about the health of you and your baby. Talk to your healthcare provider about how you can take part in this registry
- After your baby is born, tell your healthcare provider if your baby's skin or the white part of his/her eyes turns yellow
If you are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. Do not breastfeed if you are taking EVOTAZ. You should not breastfeed if you have HIV because of the risk of passing HIV to your baby. It is not known if EVOTAZ passes into your breast milk. Talk to your healthcare provider about the best way to feed your baby.
If you have heart, liver, or gallbladder problems or are infected with the hepatitis B or C virus. Learn what else to discuss with your doctor
If you have end-stage kidney disease managed with hemodialysis. Learn what else to discuss with your doctor
If you have diabetes. Learn what else to discuss with your doctor
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About all the drugs you take, including prescription and over-the-counter drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Keep a list of your drugs with you to show your healthcare provider. Some drugs can cause serious side effects if taken with EVOTAZ. Learn more about possible drug interactions with EVOTAZ