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nPEP KALETRA LAMIVIR and STAVIR swollen lymph glands
Nov 27, 2013

Two weeks into nPEP I am experiencing Swollen Lymph glands which are one of the severe Side effects for KALETRA at the same time my stools have gone from soft golden to dark brown regular & diarrhoea. I also am passing dark coloured urine. I have spoke with my Doctor who has assessed my AST CBC and ALT to be acceptable can you foresee any problems as I am going to Sea for two weeks? with no Doctor.

Response from Dr. Young

Hello and thanks for posting.

You should be ok to travel. Since the evaluation by your doctor didn't reveal any problems, I'd doubt that the symptoms you describe are serious.

Soft stools and diarrhea are (unfortunately) common side effects of Kaletra.

I'm less clear as why you'd have swollen glands (and the answer depends on where the swollen glands are located).

Hope that helps, and bon voyage. BY

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