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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
Kaletra is an excellent drug due to its pharmacokinetic properties creating a 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,... Read more »

Zerit + Kaletra vs. Emtriva + Kaletra

After one year of treatment with Zerit + Kaletra + Covaricil I started showing lipoatrophy on my... Read more »

KALETRA & TRUVADA

I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW HOW LONG DOES KALETRA & TRUVADA STAY IN YOUR AND WHEN DOES BEGIN TO BULID... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Kaletra (Lopinavir/Ritonavir)

low-PIN-a-veer, rit-ON-uh-veer Brand Name: Kaletra Other Name(s): LPV/RTV, LPV/r Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Approved Use: Treatment of HIV Infection WARNING: Kaletra can cause serious, life-threatening side effects. These... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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

FDA approved, on April 6, 2009, changes to the product label for Kaletra (lopinavir/ritonavir) Tablets and Oral Solution, reflecting new WARNINGS and PRECAUTIONS regarding QT/QTC interval and PR interval prolongation information. QT/QTC interval... Read more »
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FAQs About Kaletra (Lopinavir/Ritonavir)

Don't see your question? Ask it in our Choosing Your Meds forum or Managing Side Effects of HIV Treatment forum ! Starting Treatment | Switching Treatment | Side Effects | Drug Interactions | Switching Formulations | Monotherapy Starting... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Abbott to Stop Launching New Drugs in Thailand in Response to Country's Compulsory License for Antiretroviral Kaletra

Pharmaceutical company Abbott Laboratories recently announced that it has withdrawn applications to sell seven new drugs in Thailand in response to the country's decision to issue a compulsory license for the company's antiretroviral drug Kaletra,... Read more »
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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 »

kaletra

Posted by Lovinlife, 3 Replies
Has anybody taken kaletra? I just started it. Am wondering what I can expect....... Read more »

WHAT SIDE EFFECTS CAN I EXPECT FROM KALETRA

Posted by Got2Lift, 3 Replies
Next week I am begining monotherapy on Kaletra and have no idea of what to expect as far as how ill I will be form the meds. Please let me know any experiences you had with this med and how long they last. I would not be concerned however, I leave... 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 »