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Can Kaletra And Truvada Be Taken Together

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Kaletra & Truvada help

I'm on day 4 of my Kaletra and Truvada treatment (2K morning, 2K & 1T night). I'm still feeling sick, i have mild diarrhea and i'm tired, i also have an issue taking my meds and feel like vomiting when i do. Are these side effects normal, will they...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...A significant % of patients starting Kaletra/Truvada will have considerable gut problems for the first several weeks (gas, loose stools, nausea). Those symptoms are often lessened Read more »

Divide doses for PEP/Truvada/Kaletra

Hi, thanks for having this forum - its a real relief. I was exposed from a nonoccupational hazard... Read more »

Switching from Kaletra/Truvada to Norvir/Reyataz/Truvada

Remember my post from 6 feb? Tomorrow my gf finally switches from Kaletra to Norvir/Reyataz. The... Read more »
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Truvada

...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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FAQs About Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...separate pills, or take Atripla (efavirenz/tenofovir/FTC), which combines these two HIV meds in one pill? I am currently taking Kaletra (lopinavir/ritonavir) + Truvada and my CD4 count has gone from 60 to 320 in three years, while my viral... Read more »
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Viread

...liver disease should be minimal. Potential drug interactions: Videx levels are increased with Viread (a drug also found in Truvada and Atripla); therefore, use with caution and monitor closely when taking Viread, Truvada, or Atripla with... Read more »
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Just started meds.

Posted by BeerMe30, 1 Reply
...I am taking Truvada, Intelence, Kaletra and Prezista also taking Dapsone. Anyone on this cocktail? I also need to get another blood draw to see if I can start taking Read more »

So worried - 3 month test next week post-PEP

Posted by 5parkl3, 1 Reply
...state I was in, they thought it best for my mental health (I have OCD, and one of my main fears is HIV infection). I was on Truvada (1 daily) and Kaletra (2 twice daily), started at 15 hours post-potential-exposure but misread the instructions... 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 »

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 »