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Feb 24, 2012

my son is on alluvia he is now having a problem with his joints cannot walk properly can we switch to attripla he is 12yrs old

Response from Dr. Henry

Aluvia (I beleive that is lopinavir/ritonavir) rarely would cause joint pain so that needs to be assessed by his doctor. Whether he could be switch to Atripla depends on past treatment history (whether he as drug resistance) and what is size is (the doses of meds in Atripla are fixed and are usually OK for an adult of normal size with good kidney function). KH



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