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Can You Overdose On Kaletra

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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, 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.... Read more »
Articles
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 ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: Abbott Stresses Dosage

...Chicago-based Abbott Laboratories reports that a prematurely born HIV-positive infant recently died after being given an accidental overdose of its Kaletra Oral Solution. In a letter to health care professionals posted on the Food and Drug... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Ritonavir (Norvir)

...provider has prescribed for you, and when and how to take each dose. A small amount of ritonavir is included in capsules of Kaletra as a booster. Kaletra is also manufactured by Abbott. During 1998, a liquid form of ritonavir was developed. Many... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Nelfinavir (Viracept)

...supplements that you are taking. These interactions can change the amount of each drug in your bloodstream and cause an under- or overdose. New interactions are being identified all the time. Drugs to watch out for include other ARVs, drugs to... 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 »

kaletra

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

Combivir & Kaletra

Posted by movingon
...effects, some dont. My intention here is to reach out to anyone who has tried or is currenlty trying the regimen of Combivir & Kaletra - how does it work for you ? I know combivir contains the dreaded AZT, but i have read accounts of people... Read more »