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Double Dose Kaletra Hiv

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...whole, not chewed, broken, or crushed. Take with or without food, preferably with food to lessen side effects; liquid formula available. Take missed dose as soon as possible, unless it is almost time for your next dose. Do not double up on next dose. AWP: $841.90 / month for tablets, $420.95 for 160 ml solution Manufacturer contact: Abbott Laboratories, , 1 (800) 222-6885 Potential side effects and toxicity: ...
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Switching from sustiva to kaletra? Please post, I am so depressed!

Hello dear doctor McGowan!I`m 38 year old male from East Europe. Started treatment - Kivexa (Epzicom) and Stocrin (Sustiva) 13 months ago (2 years after infection) and at that point my cd4 count was 368 (only 11%) and high viral load 205000. Than 4...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...and into the tissues to fight infections, it can take a few weeks for them to recover to normal. This is true with or without HIV. Changes to protease inhibitors may cause a slight increase in the CD4 count, but the clinical benefit is unclear... Read more »

double dose of kaletra

on my 2nd week of PEP... taking truvada and 2 kaletra in the evening and 2 kaletra in the morning... i totally forgot to take the 2 kaletra in the morning.. just remembered it when i was due to take the evening pills? i took the evening pills at...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.Other than some short term stomach upset, a single episode of double dosing shouldn't cause any problems.Be well,BY Read more »

kaletra double-boosting?

pheno indicates complete resistance to kaletra. will it still be effective as booster to a PI?
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Although double-boosted PIs have a niche role in HIV management, the treatment of multi-drug resistant virus is moving towards some of the newer agents like tipranavir, darunavir Read more »

Missed Morning Dose of Kaletra & Invirase

Hello,I apologize upfront for any duplications if this question has been asked before -?? In any case, in 1995, at age 36, I was diagnosed with HIV. My physician initially started me on AZT. Later, he changed to Viracept, Epivir and Zerit. I...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Don't worry. Your single mishap is highly unlikely to have led to any change in resistance of the virus. If you continue to be as diligent as you have been about taking your meds, I suspect you will continue to do well.Further good news is that... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


... Common Name: fos-amprenavir calcium Brand name: Lexiva Class: HIV protease inhibitor (PI) Standard dose: For people on a PI for the first time: two 700 mg tablets with either one 100 mg Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...a meal. Must be taken with Norvir. Take missed dose as soon as possible, unless it is almost time for your next dose. Do not double up on your next dose. AWP: $996.44 / month for 500 mg tablets Manufacturer contact: Roche... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


... Common Name: tipranavir (TPV) Brand Name: Aptivus Class: HIV protease inhibitor (PI) Standard dose: Two 250 mg capsules with two 100 mg capsules of Norvir, both twice daily. Must Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...soon as possible, but not if more than 12 hours late on the once-daily dose (or six hours late on the twice-daily dose). Do not double up on your next dose; take the next dose on schedule. AWP: $1,102.20 / month Manufacturer contact: ... Read more »
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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 »


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...Has anybody taken kaletra? I just started it. Am wondering what I can expect....... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 15 Replies would be very much appreciated. I live in quite a remote part of Scotland in the UK, and there is nothing in the way of HIV support networks for many miles, hence the reason I came to post on The Body. I would be very grateful if anyone... Read more »