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How Long Should I Take Kaletra

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Kaletra Long Term

Dear Dr. Henry, I read a recent answer from you in which you stated that you would suggest Kaletra for the person until the VL goes down and then switch to Viramune or atazanavir (sp?). I am resistant to Viramune/Sustiva and will be switching to...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...high barrier to PI resistance. For persons without resistance who are fully suppressed, that high barrier to resistance is no longer as crucial as simplicity, tolerability, and preservation of future options in my opinion. For persons with... Read more »



kaletra truvuda timing

Hello,I recently had to switch my regimen from combivir/sustiva to Kaletra/truvuda. I have been... Read more »
Abbott Laboratories

Medication Guide for Kaletra

...your medical conditions, including if you: have any heart problems, including if you have a condition called Congenital Long QT Syndrome. have liver problems, including Hepatitis B or Hepatitis C have diabetes. have hemophilia. People... Read more »
The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

FAQs About Kaletra (Lopinavir/Ritonavir) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums managing my triglycerides and cholesterol with diet, exercise and fish oil. Is it OK for me to stay on this monotherapy as long as it's working? I recently read about a study that suggested Kaletra might effectively fight HIV without the... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Labeling Changes for Kaletra Reflecting New QT/QTC Interval and PR Interval Prolongation Information

...information was added to the product label. 5 WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS 5.5 PR Interval Prolongation Lopinavir/ritonavir prolongs the PR interval in some patients. Cases of second or third degree atrioventricular block have been reported.... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...gassiness, stomach cramping, and did I mention diarrhea?) can destroy quality of life for many. With a list of drug interactions longer than some phone books, it's a daunting drug to add to the multiple meds many HIVers have to take. Even though... Read more »
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Posted by Lovinlife, 3 Replies
...Has anybody taken kaletra? I just started it. Am wondering what I can expect....... Read more »

Possible infection

Posted by THR, 2 Replies
...Three and a half days ago I did the dumb thing and had unprotected sex. Neither of us had an orgasm, but I was in him a long long time. Today he told me that he is HIV pos, and his viral load is near 170,000. I went to the doctor right away. ... Read more »

I will get HIV?

Posted by feelalive, 1 Reply
...if was there one. Also after oral sex he had pre-cum/cum in a litle quantity, but he cum on his body not on my mouth. After a long smoking, he wanted to finish so i suck his cock again, and is problably that there to be some cum, but i repeat ,... Read more »

feeling insecure, scared and terrified of meds

Posted by movingon, 3 Replies
...4 and 228 pounds, in decent shape. Strong as an ox. I am so so so scared, even though i do know that meds can help me live a long healthy life, its still feels like i am doomed and will get worse over time. Will the fact that i have drank alcohol... Read more »