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How Long Does Kaletra Stay In Your Body

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The Well Project

HIV Drugs and the HIV Lifecycle

...Inhibitors (PIs) These drugs interfere with HIV's protease enzyme. There are many approved PIs: Aptivus (tipranivir) Crixivan (indinavir) Invirase (saquinavir) Kaletra (lopinavir plus ritonavir) Lexiva (fosamprenavir) Norvir (ritonavir) Prezista (darunavir or TMC-114) Reyataz (atazanavir) Viracept (nelfinavir) ...
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Irregular schedule: help

I have to start a regimen soon and was offered only PI based therapy (Kaletra+Truvada or Boosted Reyataz+Truvada). The problem is I regularly work day shifts and night shifts and my doctor is concerned with Atripla because of the Sustiva component....
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...effects. With your schedule, I tend to agree with your doctor that Sustiva can be challenging.In a recent large study comparing Kaletra and Sustiva, side effects were not as different as was expected. Certainly, there remain concerns about more... Read more »

Can PEP cause body fat changes?

Hello there,I have recently had a random sexual encounter where I was the insertive partner and the condom broke. I found out after that the guy I was with had HIV so I decided to take PEP. The doctor put me on 28 days of Kaletra. So while I am...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...There is absolutely no evidence that body fat changes can occur this rapidly after starting antiretroviral therapy of any kind. Any proposed mechanisms of such changes Read more »

crixivan vs kaletra lipodystopy

Dear good Doctor I was on crixivan and combivir for 4 1/5 years with mild lipodystrophy, would the lipodystrophy become worst if I witch to kaletra??thanks
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your question.There is very little information about the differences between indinavir and lopinavir/r (Kaletra) with regards to risk of lipodystrophy. It is very important to remember that despite initial reports that blamed... Read more »

How long HIV virus survive in a Dead Human body

QUESTION #1: Respected Sir, I want to know, How long HIV virus survive in a dead human body as soon as a person dies. How to handle the dead body which is infected with HIV? How to wrap? What sort of precaution should be taken in this regard? ...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...body is dead, the more difficult it is for HIV to survive. Refrigeration slows down this process. Once the virus leaves the human body, it dies within minutes, since the virus is immediately going into an environment in which it cannot survive.... Read more »
The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

FAQs About Kaletra (Lopinavir/Ritonavir) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...Side Effects | Drug Interactions | Switching Formulations | Monotherapy Starting Treatment I recently started Kaletra. My viral load dropped from 4000 to 150 in two months. Is this good or should I have reached an undetectable... Read more »
Abbott Laboratories

Medication Guide for Kaletra

...adherence to directions for the use of a product are essential to its effectiveness. The text of the new Medication Guide for Kaletra follows. Medication Guide KALETRA ® (kuh-LEE-tra) (lopinavir/ritonavir) Tablets KALETRA ® ... Read more »
The Well Project


...doesn't hurt to try. It is thought that calcium carbonate helps the most if your diarrhea is caused by Viracept (nelfinavir) or Kaletra (lopinavir+ritonavir). Probiotics: these are the "good bacteria" normally found in your gut. They usually... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Treatment Guidelines

...regimen Isentress (raltegravir) and Truvada Preferred regimen for pregnant women Kaletra (lopinavir/ritonavir) twice-daily and Combivir (zidovudine +lamivudine) Alternative Regimens... Read more »
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Possible infection

Posted by THR, 2 Replies
...the doctor right away. It is probably too late to do anything, but he went ahead and started me on Truvada once a day, and Kaletra twice per day, for 30 days. What can I expect? My emotions are all over the map. I have been so depressed the... Read more »

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 »

HIV med success stories?

Posted by sunkyst, 7 Replies
Does anyone here have any success stories with HIV meds i.e. you've been on treatment for a while and it's working well for you without too many serious side effects? Read more »

human body

Posted by Anonymous
...can you please send me a picture of the human body. thanks Read more »