Lopinavir/Ritonavir Side Effects

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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 sideeffects from lopinavir/ritonavir (Kaletra in US) are common particularly when starting meds. Often a variety of nausea or diarrhea Read more »

management of alluvia toxicity

Hi, i have a patient who has failed on alluvia because of toxicity just after a month of change... Read more »


Hi there, I would just like to find out. My son is 10 years old and is HIV+, he has changed meds to... Read more »
The Body PRO

Once-Daily Lopinavir/Ritonavir as Effective as Twice-Daily, but Greater Side Effects Are Concern

...lopinavir/ritonavir -- which is under development -- will reduce both the pill burden and, potentially, the gastrointestinal sideeffects associated with this drug. Reference Abstract: Once-Daily vs. Twice-Daily Lopinavir/Ritonavir in... Read more »

An Overview of Kaletra (Lopinavir/Ritonavir)

...twice-daily regimen with efavirenz, nevirapine, amprenavir, fosamprenavir, or nelfinavir. A dose increase should also be considered when lopinavir/ritonavir in tablet form is used in combination with efavirenz, nevirapine, fosamprenavir without... 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

More Data on Higher-Dose Lopinavir/Ritonavir

...February 2004, showed that the lopinavir inhibitory quotient (ratio of drug level to IC50 of the virus), the number of active nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs) and baseline HIV RNA were independent predictors of antiviral... 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
...four-drug Kaletra (LPV/r, lopinavir/ritonavir)-based regimen along with Combivir [AZT/3TC] + Viread [tenofovir]. can you tell me sideeffects with these? also is facial lipotrophy a sideeffect of this? any help would be geat. thanks Read more »

What should I think?

Posted by motherinlaw, 9 Replies
...give her one year, without six months. Three young children 12 through five (she is only 26). I don't think he has really considered what this will mean and her self esteem is so low she has just decided that this is the hand that fate dealt her.... Read more »

Isentress & Side Effects

Posted by design36, 3 Replies
...I have been taking Isentress for about a month...Adnormal dreams, Insomnia, Excessive fatique have been sideeffects and seem to be ones for a lot of people. Does anyone have experience with this drug? Did the sideeffects get better? Read more »