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Lopinavir/Ritonavir Dosages

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An Overview of Kaletra (Lopinavir/Ritonavir)

...Ritonavir slows down this process and increases the time that lopinavir stays in the bloodstream.This medicine does not cure or prevent HIV infection or AIDS and does not reduce the risk of passing the virus to other people. Dosage Form/Administration Lopinavir/ritonavir comes in tablet and oral solution forms and is taken by mouth. The tablet can be taken with or without food. The oral solution and capsule forms should be taken with...
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Working girl & a broken condom

Hello,I had sex with a working girl is Thailand, my condom broke & I pulled out within 20-30 seconds. My friend advised me to take PEP because Thailand is a high risk country. The hospital was reluctant to proscribe the drugs (saying it was low...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Yes, the medications and dosages are appropriate for nPEP (nonoccupational post-exposure prophylaxis). A full course of treatment is 28 days and the medications Read more »

drug dosage

Dear Sir/MadamI was recently diagnosed hiv+. The exams showed that my cd4 are 360 and viral over 500.000 . My doctor, specialised in hiv suggested the following treatment:TRUVADA 1 pill dailyKALETRA (200mg/50mg)3 pills /twice a day.My question is,...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post from Greece.You're correct. The normal dose of lopinavir/ritonavir (Kaletra) is 400mg/100mg (2 tablets) twice daily or 800mg/200mg (4 tablets) once-daily. The 6 pill dose refers to the older capsule formulation of the... Read more »

treatment for side effects of tenofavir|+3TC and lopinavir with ritonavir

Dear dr.I was recently started 2nd line medication from indian govt.Started on 24/10/2010. i had severe side effects like nausea, vomiting,diarrohea because of lopinavir.here doctors stopped medication for 3 days and given the medication for...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Stomach side effects from lopinavir/ritonavir (Kaletra in US) are common particularly when starting meds. Often a variety of nausea or diarrhea meds need to be tried. Taking the meds with a meal and calcium supplements helps some patients. I would... Read more »

shortage of reyataz.

I WAS PUT ON ARV`S 4 MONTHS AGO AFTER MY CD4 COUNT DROPPED TO 160 AND 8%. THE MEDS ARE TRUVADA , NORVIR 150MG AND REYATAZ 300MG, ALL TAKEN ONCE A DAY.MY CD4 COUNT HAS RISEN TO 610 AND 16% WITH UNDECTABLE VIRAL LOAD.I ALSO HAVE NO SIDE EFFECTS AFTER...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post from South Africa.While the 400 mg dose of atazanavir with ritonavir may result in increased frequency of yellowing of the skin or eyes, if you don't have these symptoms, it would appear that you're doing fine.I would continue... Read more »
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908 Plus Lopinavir/Ritonavir Does Not Appear to Be a Viable Regimen for HIV-Infected Patients

...in this study. In fact, the amprenavir and ritonavir concentrations observed in this study in the 908/ritonavir arm, and the lopinavir and ritonavir concentrations in the lopinavir/ritonavir arm were similar to what has already been published... Read more »
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Lopinavir + Ritonavir (Kaletra)

...ritonavir, another protease inhibitor. See Fact Sheet 442 for more information on ritonavir. Kaletra® is a combination of lopinavir and ritonavir in the same tablet. In developing countries, Kaletra is sold as Aluvia. Generic versions have... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Kaletra

...of these provide certain advantages. For some, it is the fact that Kaletra is also the only co-formulated protease inhibitor (lopinavir and ritonavir in the same tablet) that leads to choosing this over other options. This was the boosted PI that... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Selzentry (Maraviroc, Celsentri)

...medicine does not cure or prevent HIV infection or AIDS and does not reduce the risk of passing the virus to other people. Dosage Form/Administration Maraviroc comes in tablet form and is taken by mouth. Maraviroc may be taken with or without... Read more »
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Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

Thanks for your support and any more advice?

Posted by motherinlaw, 3 Replies
I want to thank everyone for their support and help. I posted this in response to my own previous posting and felt it might have gotten lost in the shuffle and so am reposting. I have just spoken to my son again. He was finally able to convince... Read more »

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New Drug - TMC114

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
Don't Let TMC114 Cost More Than Kaletra, Advocates Urge We may be only days away from an announcement that the U.S. has approved a new HIV medication: TMC114 (darunavir), a protease inhibitor that may be especially helpful for people with... Read more »