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Do Kaletra And Truvada Work Well Together

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Kaletra/Truvada side effects

I am on a phase IV clinical trial of truvada/kaletra. It is my first regimine. It has worked well. I began with a VL of 107,000 and CD4 of 197. I am now undetectable and over 400. CD4% is now 34%. All this seems like great news, but the side...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
That is a common side effect of that regimen. Increasing fiber content (ie oat bran) helps some. Calcium supplements (such as an Os-cal/day) seem to help some patients as well. Steady or as needed use of immodium or lomotil also can be useful for... Read more »

Truvada and Kaletra

First of all I would like to thank all of you angels for the wonderful job that you do . Not... Read more »

RE: Truvada+Kaletra

Just a quick reaction to the Truvada + Kaletra question from a patient's point of view. I... Read more »
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Isentress plus Kaletra

Posted by Danigirl, 2 Replies
Has anyone taken a combination of Isentress and Kaletra? My husbands ID doctor called in this prescription after he had a reaction from the Atripla. We are new at this but I understand that traditionally the two aren't given together. The only... Read more »

First Regimen = Sustiva + Combivir + Kaletra?

Posted by placation, 4 Replies
Hey guys (and gals). I am sure this has been addressed in some other post through some other thread in the past, but it would take forever to try to find those messages. So, here's my question and my issues...

My doc subscribed Sustiva + Combivir +... Read more »

PeP (Truvada and Kaletra) 28 day cycle... Long Term effects?

Posted by Screen1001
Hello all, I just started taking Truvada and Kaletra 3 days ago to provent being infected. After I am done with my 28 day cycle is it common for the side effects to remain long term? Right now I have had a very upset stomach and nausia for 3 days.... Read more »

THE DRUGS WORK!

Posted by exitrow, 4 Replies
I recently started taking Sustiva and Truvada after my numbers dropped significantly in October. I was very hesistant and wasn't prepared to enter the next stage, a major step, in this disease. I was fortunate not to encounter many of the horrific... Read more »