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Kaletra

Brand name: Kaletra Generic name: lopinavir/ritonavir, or LPV/r Class: Protease inhibitor (PI) Manufacturer: Abbott Laboratories, www.kaletra.com , (800) 222-6885 AWP: $904.99/month for tablets, $420.95 for 160 mL solution Standard Dose: Two tablets (200 mg lopinavir/50 mg ritonavir) twice a day or four 200/50 mg tablets once daily for people with less than three lopinavir resistance-related mutations, as shown on a resistance...
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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 »

If I miss and dose, should I double dose?

I just realized that I missed my morning dose of kaletra (though I took my emtriva and the other one whose name escapes me.) I just took my evening dose of 3. Should I double up on my kaletra (take 3 more now in the evening for a total of 6) or...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
No. If you miss a dose and 12 hours haveelapsed, you should just resume taking the normal dosage.If you missed a dose and discovered the error6 hours after it was due, I would advise you to take the next dose at that moment, and thengradually... 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 (TMC-114), TMC-125, and the integrase inhibitors. The best approach... Read more »

Double Dose'n

I've been on HAART for the last 9 months after being diagnosed HIV+ in January 2005 by the military. I was placed on Sustiva and Truvada which has worked wonders for me. My CD4 count has shot up from near AIDS to 650 and I've been...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
In the short term, double dosing shouldn't cause any toxicty (though short-term side effects might increase), nor pose problems with the antiviral action of the drugs. BY... Read more »
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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 »

Double blessings ?

Posted by riverprincess, 1 Reply
Now I have learned to live with a deal with being hiv for over 20 years , No problem. But now to deal ith this peri-menopause is for the birds of a differnt feather. I am a bit confused due to lack of having anyone to compare notes with. The... Read more »

Infection from a double blood draw?

Posted by litebrite, 1 Reply
The articles I've been looking at have been outdated or in a slightly different scenario from what I've experienced, but I'm still concerned.

Last week, I went in for a medical examination that required an HIV test. I had taken one 3 months prior and... Read more »

Double Checking

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The following was in a string a little bit back. Are these numbers right?

"The science on this topic is simple. 98% show positive (if infected) by week 5-6. 99.5% positive by week 8, 99.9999999999999% by week 11-12. Using modern Elisa tests! "

Does... Read more »