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

Management of Norvir Side effects: Abdominal/Back pain

Are there any tip or tricks to managing abdominal/lower back pain related to taking Norvir?I take... Read more »

Side Effects

What if any major side-effects have been noticed with Ritonavir (Norvir) and Atazanavir (Reyrtaz)? Read more »
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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 side effects associated with this drug. Reference Abstract: Once-Daily vs. Twice-Daily Lopinavir/Ritonavir in... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Ritonavir (Norvir)

... What Is Ritonavir? Who Should Take It? What About Drug Resistance? How Is It Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It React With Other Drugs? What Is Ritonavir? Ritonavir is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Saquinavir (Invirase)

...people get nausea, diarrhea, upset stomach, and heartburn. When ritonavir is used to boost saquinavir, people may experience some ritonavir side effects (see Fact Sheet 442 ). How Does It React With Other Drugs? Saquinavir can interact with... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Norvir (Ritonavir)

... Contraindications Patients should tell a doctor about any medical problems before taking this medicine. Possible Side Effects Along with its desired effects, ritonavir can cause some unwanted effects, including severe inflammation of the... Read more »
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Experience with Provigal, Issentress or Prevista?

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...reach the target level So far I notice that I am more energetic. The drug does make my heart beat faster, but I am told this side effect will go away. My Infectious disease specialist has prescribed Issentress and Prevista. Does anyone have... Read more »

Meds - How long to adjust?

Posted by calguy2009, 2 Replies
Hi, newly infected and over 50. I found out in May and started meds 5 weeks ago. Had to stop Atripla after 3 weeks - a night mare. Now on Epzicom and Viramune for 2 weeks and will start 2x dosing Viramune tonight. Question - I have long bouts of... Read more »

Reyataz,Norvir, Kivexa [abacavir/3TC, Epzicom].

Posted by Mondo
...[ritonavir] and Kivexa [abacavir/3TC, Epzicom]. I would be interested to know how you are going with it and any problems or side effects that you may have. Cheers Mondo Read more »

Those taking, Raltegravir, Truvada & Atazanavir

Posted by sweetvanilla27, 1 Reply
...reaction, I was tould by my Docktor an extremely rare to get so bad. Then I was moved to taking Truvada & Atazanavir & Ritonavir and I had too be taken off these too due to a bad reaction. I have had about 6weeks beak from any meds to... Read more »