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Can I Take Kaletra And Truvada At Same Time

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PEP Kaletra and Truvada timing

Firstly thanks for creating this site - I only wish I'd found it earlier and It's nice to know it's not just me with these issues!I'm Just a bit worried really. I Am currently on a cycle of PEP after Sexual assault midway through DEC. I am taking 2...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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Kirs, not to worry.Being off by 1 hour won't affect things. There's little reason to think that the timing of PEP is any different than that for routine treatment of HIV.As for vomiting, the medications are essentially all absorpted (or not puked... Read more »

Timing of Kaletra/Truvada

I am on week three of a Kaletra/Truvada regimen. I was told I should take the meds at the same time... Read more »

My salivary glands are swollen

I have been on meds for over a year now and been taking kaletra and truvada. The last time I got... Read more »
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...adverse events, including neuropathy. See tips. Viread decreases the concentration levels of Reyataz. In addition, Reyataz and Kaletra increase Viread concentrations. The reason for these interactions is unknown. The FDA suggests that patients... Read more »
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FAQs About Kaletra (Lopinavir/Ritonavir) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...we can do to improve his health more quickly? I'm ready to start meds for the first time. My doctor has recommended either Truvada (tenofovir/FTC) + Kaletra or Truvada + Viramune (nevirapine). Which option is less toxic and has less side... Read more »
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...toxicity, including neuropathy. See tips. Viread decreases the concentration levels of Reyataz. In addition, both Reyataz and Kaletra increase Viread concentrations. Higher Viread concentrations could increase the risk of Viread-associated... Read more »
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FAQs About Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

... Starting Treatment | Switching Treatment | Dosage | Side Effects | Coinfections | Truvada as PEP (Post-Exposure Prophylaxis) | Availability Starting Treatment My HIV diagnosis has just been confirmed, although Read more »
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Possible Exposure After Assault - So Scared

Posted by 5parkl3, 1 Reply
...becoming infected, but I have OCD about HIV, and am absolutely terrified. Because of the state I was in, they put me on PEP, (Kaletra and Truvada), which I started taking on the Sunday, about 15 hours after the incident. I realised at 5am on the... Read more »

Possible infection

Posted by THR, 2 Replies
...near 170,000. I went to the doctor right away. It is probably too late to do anything, but he went ahead and started me on Truvada once a day, and Kaletra twice per day, for 30 days. What can I expect? My emotions are all over the map. I... Read more »

Just Started Meds

Posted by mkejb, 2 Replies
...Anyway, after my second back-to-back round of labs, my counts are pretty dismal, so I have begun taking meds. I am on Truvada/Kaletra. My question is what should I expect as I begin? I have been on them for 4 days now and I am having some... Read more »

about to start treatment

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...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 me... Read more »