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Can You Overdose On Kaletra

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Abbott, FDA Warn About Possible Overdose of Antiretroviral Kaletra in Children

FDA and Abbott Laboratories are warning health care providers to be cautious in prescribing Abbott's antiretroviral drug Kaletra to children after the death of an infant who received an accidental overdose of the drug, the AP/ Forbes reports.... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Kaletra (Lopinavir/Ritonavir) Oral Solution Label Changes Related to Toxicity in Preterm Neonates

On February 24, 2011, FDA approved changes to the Kaletra (lopinavir/ritonavir) Oral Solution product label related to toxicity in preterm neonates secondary to adverse events related lopinavir and/or the inactive ingredients propylene glycol and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Abbott Receives FDA Approval for Lower-Dose of Antiretroviral Kaletra for Children

Abbott Laboratories on Monday announced that it has received FDA approval to market and sell a lower-dose version of its antiretroviral drug Kaletra for children, the Chicago Sun-Times reports (Knowles, Chicago Sun-Times , 11/13). The tablet... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Kaletra Overdose

I accidently took my second dosage of Kaletra then took it agin thinking that I forgot to take it. So, I took a total of six Kaletra's in one day.Will this have any adverse effects on me?It won't cause any drug resistance will it?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
There should not be a problem from taking 6 Kaletras/24 hours on one occasion as you describe though some patients may have some more stomach/gut symptoms (increased gas/bloating, loose stools) for several days. KH... Read more »

Overdose or normal dosage?

I have an HIV+ partner and we recently had sex and by a condom breaking I was exposed to the virus. We have been together two years and he became positive a aprox. a year prior to that. I managed to get treatment and medication about 12 hours after...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Assuming you have the 200/50 mg tablet formulation of Kaletra, the proper dosage would be two tablets taken twice daily. Truvada (200 mg of emtricitabine plus 300 mg of tenofovir disoproxil fumate) is dosed one tablet per day.I would suggest... Read more »

Severe skin rash (Kaletra&Combivir)

Hello,I was exposed to HIV+ 8 days ago, my doctor asked me to take the combination of Combivir( one daily) and Kaletra (2 capsules, twice daily) to prevent HIV.Unfortunately I made a mistake until I realized this morning that I overdosed by taking...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
THE FIRST THING YOU SHOULD DO IS GO SEE YOUR DOCTOR. It is very important to establish what is causing your rash, either the drugs you are taking, or something else.Of the possible causes, we must remember that acute HIV infection itself can cause... Read more »

Thank you for stating added risks... His doctor never told me... What are side effects to look for in Kaletra and Viread?

Hello there and as always THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH for replying. You are ALWAYS SO LOVED AND APPRECIATED FROM ME and my FAMILY!!!!! MUAH!!!!! How are you doing? Would you please let me know what to look for in the above named combo interaction please?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello!All antiretrovirals have a rather lengthy list of potential drug side effects, toxicities and drug interactions. Regarding Kaletra and Viread, Kaletra can increase the blood levels of Viread. Consequently, monitoring for Viread-related side... Read more »
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overdose, Help!

Posted by Anonymous
This morning I took a doble dose of viramune and combivir by mistake, I tried to induce vomit. what should i do? can I skip my dose tonight? is there a doctor to answer my question?

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kaletra

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

Use of medication Kaletra

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
WANTED "KALETRA" USERS

Individuals currently taking the medication KALETRA are invited to participate in a "quality of life" study, consisting of a brief telephone discussion. Confidentiality is guaranteed. Compensation of $20.00 (U.S.). Please... Read more »

Use of medication KALETRA

Posted by Anonymous
WANTED KALETRA USERS

Individuals currently taking the medication KALETRA are invited to participate in a "quality of life" study, consisting of a brief telephone discussion. Confidentiality is guaranteed. Compensation of $20.00 (U.S.) Please call... Read more »