|Kaletra with food?
Jun 24, 2005
A similar question as the one on Viread.
I have received conflicting advice from my doctor and my pharmacist on whether Kaletra has to be take with food to be absorbed properly. One say yes; one says no. I know food makes it more tolerable on the gut, but is it necessary for absorbtion?
Can you please give me the final definitive answer!!??
| Response from Dr. Young
Thanks for your post.
Kaletra should be taken with food to obtain optimal drug absorption. From one review article: "Bioavailability of lopinavir administered in either the capsule or the liquid lopinavir/ritonavir formulation can be increased substantially with concurrent ingestion of food with moderate-to-high fat content."
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