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Adverse Reaction To Kaletra

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new kaletra and invirase

I have been on a medication holiday for about 5 month and needed to go back on meds again. My doctor put me on the new Kaletra (tablets) and Invirase plus Kivexa. Eventhough I have taken both PI s before in their original version (but never...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...3TC= Epzicom in US) and the issue of possible abacavir hypersensitity. Did your MD screen for HLA B5701 status (helps predict adverse reaction to abacavir). I have had numerous patients on Kaletra + Invirase without any obvious increase in GI... Read more »

Kaletra-facial wasting and lypodistrophy

A year ago, my dr. stopped Zerit because I started facial wasting, and switched me to Viread. Even... Read more »

Adverse Reaction to Topical Testosterone

My doctor had prescribed a topical testosterone product for me as my free testosterone levels were... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

New Kaletra (Lopinavir/Ritonavir) Tablets and Oral Solution Once Daily Dosing Regimen in Certain Adult Patients

...daily had ongoing diarrhea, as compared to 11 (3.7%) patients receiving KALETRA tablets twice daily. Discontinuations due to any adverse reaction occurred in 4.3% of patients receiving KALETRA tablets once daily compared to 7.0% in patients... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Kaletra (Lopinavir/Ritonavir) Package Insert Revision Regarding Drug-Drug Interaction Information

...was revised to state: If they are receiving sildenafil, tadalafil, or vardenafil they may be at increased risk of associated adverse reactions including hypotension, visual changes, and sustained erection, and should promptly report any... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

How to Avoid Adverse Reactions to HIV/AIDS Medications

...increase the potency of others. AZT, for example, has been shown to increase the potency of ddI. In this issue's article, however, adverse reactions associated with certain drug combinations will be examined. Many examples in the tables... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Kaletra Once-Daily Dosage for Therapy-Naive Adult Patients

...addition, statements that KALETRA once daily has not been studied in combination with indinavir or saquinavir was included. Adverse Reactions The adverse reaction profile and laboratory abnormalities observed in the Kaletra once daily study... Read more »
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Kaletra body changes..

Posted by Lovinlife, 1 Reply
...I recently started taking Kaletra. Has anybody experienced body changes on Kaletra? My doctor didn't mention anything about it but after looking on line, I see Read more »

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

The Donor Suitability

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...results, oversees lookback, recall and market withdrawal activities, researches suspected post-transfusion infectious disease and adverse reactions, provides eligibility information to potential donors and manages all records associated with... Read more »

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 Read more »