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Kaletra Dosing

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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... Read more »

Kaletra dose too high?

I have been on Kaletra (800mg BID) for about 9 years now, with great results clinically, my numbers... 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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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

Abbott Laboratories 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... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

Abbott Laboratories on Friday said it is 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... Read more »
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 three lopinavir resistance associated substitutions.... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Elvitegravir in Treatment-Experienced People

Elvitegravir is an emerging integrase inhibitor. When elvitegravir is taken with a low dose of the drug ritonavir (Norvir), the concentration of elvitegravir in the blood rises and remains elevated for about a day. The manufacturer of elvitegravir,... Read more »
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New Kaletra Formulation.....

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
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 of Kaletra has less side effects that the old one - has anyone... Read more »

First Regimen = Sustiva + Combivir + Kaletra?

Posted by placation, 4 Replies
Hey guys (and gals). I am sure this has been addressed in some other post through some other thread in the past, but it would take forever to try to find those messages. So, here's my question and my issues...

My doc subscribed Sustiva + Combivir +... Read more »

kaletra

Posted by Lovinlife, 3 Replies
Has anybody taken kaletra? I just started it. Am wondering what I can expect....... Read more »

Use of medication Kaletra

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
WANTED "KALETRA" USERS

Individuals currently taking the medication KALETRA are invited to participate in a "quality of life" study, consisting of a brief telephone discussion. Confidentiality is guaranteed. Compensation of $20.00 (U.S.). Please... Read more »