reducing the dosis of kaletra 6 to 3 a day
Nov 16, 2005
i have a friend who is positive, he is a doctor and he thinks hiv is not transmited because of a doctor nobel prize winner, cant recall his name...anyways hes annoyed by kaletra cause he says he can not sleep well..so he decided to change the dosis from 6 kaletra to 3 kaletra a day...how harmful..can that be? he takes kaletra and truvada...he says kaletra makes him "moody and bitchy" he also says that those medications r making him gain weight and the liver disease problems..or pancreatitis or high cholesterol....he says that if he doesnt lower the dosis he'll suffer from something else...he made me listen to this doctor (deus)or something like that im not totally sure...hes a proffesor in an important university in the states, nobel prize winner...etc etc..and it makes sense..anyways can u help me pls cause im a little confused and i want him to do the right thing..he says that the AIDS thing is a big "business" so people dont want to say the truth cause the people who makes the medicine gets richer and richer...thanks a lot...
Response from Dr. Henry
Decreasing the dose of Kaletra from 6 to 3 is not recommended. The new formulation of Kaletra may be better tolerated. There are usually numerous other boosted PI and other options for treatment-he should discuss with his HIV doc! KH
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