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Do Kaletra And Combivir Work Well Together

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My therapy (Kaletra & Combivir) is working very well

Just wanted to drop you a line saying that my therapy is working very well. I've been diagnosed hiv+ one year ago. I'm taking Kaletra and Combivir since five months. All side effects (which really weren't that serious - some weak diarrheas, a weak...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thank you for your post-- know that your words are of tremendous value to the many readers who are afraid of side effects, affraid to start medications. Let us all know who you do every few months-- there will be lots of interest.Good luck for... Read more »

kaletra and combivir

I was recently bitten by a student. Because the doctors did not have the students medical history... Read more »

Switching from Combivir/Kaletra in order to stop lipoatrophy

Dear Brian/Keith,After two years of first-line Combivir/Kaletra therapy (the treatment worked well... Read more »
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FAQs About Kaletra (Lopinavir/Ritonavir) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...another drug to Kaletra, or perhaps changing to a new drug? I've been taking only Kaletra for almost two years, and it's worked: My viral load is undetectable and my CD4 count is 550. I am managing my triglycerides and cholesterol with diet,... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Treatment Guidelines

...Truvada Preferred regimen for pregnant women Kaletra (lopinavir/ritonavir) twice-daily and Combivir (zidovudine +lamivudine) Alternative Regimens These combinations have been proven useful in... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Pick a Card, Pick a Plan

...or call toll-free 1-866-961-7169 . ViiV Healthcare: MySupportCard -- All former GSK and Pfizer HIV drugs are covered (Combivir, Epivir, Epzicom, Lexiva, Rescriptor, Retrovir, Selzentry, Trizivir, Viracept, and Ziagen). This is still the... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Truvada

...interactions: See the drugs contained in Truvada -- Viread and Emtriva. Do not take with Emtriva, Viread, Atripla, Epivir, Epivir-HBV, Combivir, Epzicom, or Trizivir, since all or part of these medications are already in Truvada or have... Read more »
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Combivir & Kaletra

Posted by movingon
...have side 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... 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 »

Question re: boils - meds or HIV related?

Posted by dj1979, 1 Reply
...years, started on meds in Jan. this year due to falling CD4 (down to 227). Have had to make a couple med changes, currently on Combivir and Kaletra. About a month ago I got a boil (or abscess, or cyst) under my armpit. I went to our walk-in... Read more »

about to start treatment

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...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 side effects with these? also is facial lipotrophy a side... Read more »