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Lopinavir/Ritonavir Dose

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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Kaletra (Lopinavir/Ritonavir)

...used once daily in combination with efavirenz, nevirapine, amprenavir, fosamprenavir, or nelfinavir. When lopinavir/ritonavir in oral solution or capsule form is used twice daily in combination with efavirenz or nevirapine, the lopinavir/ritonavir dose should be increased. Dosing of lopinavir/ritonavir in children is based on weight. Some patients may benefit from different doses of lopinavir/ritonavir. Patients should always take...
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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 »

LAMIVUDINA/ZIDOBUDINA/LOPINAVIR-RITONAVIR

Hola Dortor Steve. Saludos Cordiales...Sabe he escrito muchas veces a este foro pero nunca me han contestado, bueno creo que es cuestion de suerte espero y Dios me otorge algo de su valioso tiempo. De antemano gracias.El dia 08-diciembre sali con...
Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Response from Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Frascino Medical Group
Hola amigo,Es una combinacin muy razonable, pero no se sabe "si es buena y si funciona" hasta que se la pone a prueba. Si ya no empezaras esta terapia, el primer paso de esta "prueba" debera ser hacerte los exmenes de resistencia a los medicamentos.... Read more »

Kaletra and Hemodialysis

Can Kaletra be taken before Hemodialysis?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello,Since the medications in Kaletra (lopinavir and ritonavir) are not metabolized by the kidneys (or the dialysis machine), there's no effect of dialysis on Kaletra dosing.BY Read more »

CHANGING DRUMS

I have been taking sustiva+ Lamividine+ zidovidine for 1 year now and I have not had any problemsgl. I'm planning to conceive soon, and I know Sustiva is not good while pregnant. Which combination is best for me during this time. Please adive me.
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for your post.Efavirenz (Sustiva, Stocrin) is usually not recommended during pregnancy, especially during the first trimester- because of risk of certain birth defects.We'll try to switch female patients planning pregnancy (or... Read more »
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More Data on Higher-Dose Lopinavir/Ritonavir

...limited regarding other treatment options, may benefit from higher levels of lopinavir, which can be achieved by increasing the lopinavir/ritonavir dose. This is a safer and better-tolerated approach than increasing the ritonavir dose, which was... 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

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 »
The Body PRO

Unboosted Atazanavir Better on Insulin Sensitivity Compared to Lopinavir/Ritonavir

It has been shown that protease inhibitors (PIs) can alter insulin sensitivity. This has led to infrequent reports of not only insulin resistance, but the actual development of diabetes. Prior work, for example, showed a drop in insulin sensitivity... Read more »
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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 »

about to start treatment

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
hi. kinda scared.. about to start treatment. My dr wants to use an induction/maintenance strategy starting with an intense four-drug Kaletra (LPV/r, lopinavir/ritonavir)-based regimen along with Combivir [AZT/3TC] + Viread [tenofovir]. can you tell... Read more »

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 »

What should I think?

Posted by motherinlaw, 9 Replies
I will try not to make this too long...my son called yesterday and told me his wife was not doing well. My HIV negative son and three HIV negative grandchildren may soon lose their HIV positive wife and mother. My son and daughter-in-law seem not to... Read more »