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Kaletra Dose

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Kaletra dose.

I am wondering if it is possible to take one kaletra tablet twice a day or not? Because I am a small guy - my height is 5.6 and weight is around 120. And I feel the 4 tablets a day is too smuch for me.
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
I wouldn't. This is the dose of the drug that has been found to be most effective. Note, there are many women walking around with the same stats and we do not modify the dose for them. If you are experiencing problems with the medication, it may... Read more »

Kaletra dose (follow up info)

Originally I was on the old formula of Kaletra which was 800mg/BID (4, 200mg gel-caps) twice daily.... Read more »

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Articles
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

New Kaletra (Lopinavir/Ritonavir) Tablets and Oral Solution Once Daily Dosing Regimen in Certain Adult Patients

...On April 27, 2010, FDA approved a new dosing regimen for Kaletra (lopinavir/ritonavir) tablets and oral solution. Kaletra can be administered once daily (800/200 mg) in patients with less than Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Abbott Receives FDA Approval for Lower-Dose of Antiretroviral Kaletra for Children

... on Monday announced that it has received FDA approval to market and sell a lower-dose version of its antiretroviral drug Kaletra for children, the Chicago Sun-Times reports (Knowles, Chicago Sun-Times , 11/13). The tablet will be... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Abbott Laboratories Asks Regulators to Approve New Dose of AIDS Drug Kaletra for Children

...seeking approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and European regulators for lower-dose versions of its AIDS drug Kaletra, which is also marketed as Aluvia. The new version is expected to be suitable for pediatric use and would cost... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Lopinavir + Ritonavir (Kaletra)

...for signs of excessive sedation if you take Kaletra with buprenorphine . Nelfinavir lowers blood levels of Kaletra. Your Kaletra dose may need to be increased if you are taking nelfinavir, especially if your virus is partially resistant to... Read more »
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...I recently started taking Kaletra. Has anybody experienced body changes on Kaletra? My doctor didn't mention anything about it but after looking on line, I see Read more »

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New Kaletra Formulation.....

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...Hello. I am looking at changing from Sustiva to Kaletra (My Nuke backbone is Truvada), however I have concerns about the side effect profile of Kaletra. I hear that the newer formulation Read more »

Combivir & Kaletra

Posted by movingon
...effects, some dont. My intention here is to reach out to anyone who has tried or is currenlty trying the regimen of Combivir & Kaletra - how does it work for you ? I know combivir contains the dreaded AZT, but i have read accounts of people... Read more »