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wrong dossage
May 24, 2012

I am pregnant ( 20weeks) and HIV positive. I started taking my meds on the 8th of May 2012, which are Alluvia and Lamzid. I was told by my medical aid HIV proffetional to take 2 Aspen Lamzid and 1 Alluvia twice daily but I realised today ( 24 May 2012) that i was supposed to have been taking 1 Aspen Lamzid and 2 Alluvia twice daily. I am verry worried,what does this mean for my health and my unborn baby's health

Response from Dr. Young

Hello and thanks for posting.

Well, incorrect dosing indeed. I'm surprised that you didn't have a lot of side effects from the double dose of Lamzid (AZT+3TC, Combivir).

Nevertheless, there's not much one can do now, other than to take the right dose (1 Lamzid, and 2 Alluvia (Kaletra), twice daily). I'd let your doctor know about the mis-dosage so that your viral load can be monitored appropriately.

Here's to your health and the health of your baby. BY

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