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Is Kaletra Plus Combivir A Good Combination

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Combivir/Kaletra

Sirs, An HIV positive male was treated with the ARV combination of Combivir and Kaletra with positive results or several years. Over a year ago, the patient complained of weakness and pain in of the legs. The primary provider referred the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
There is a small but real risk for peripheral neuropathy from the use of Kaletra/Combivir with the Combivir component more likely contributing. Usually a switch to an alternative ARV regimen would be considered in order to maintain good HIV control... Read more »

SUSTIVA, COMBIVIR & KALETRA

I am about to start treatment and my doctor has recommended a combination of Sustiva, Combivir and... Read more »

A good combination?

Is Viread plus ddI plus Sustiva a good combination? I'm sensitive to these three but resistant... Read more »
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Choosing a Drug Combination

In a Capsule An effective combination of antiretroviral drugs keeps a person's viral load undetectable, is easy to take and has few side effects and long-term toxicities. Out of the large number of possible drug combinations, a few are preferred... Read more »
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FAQs About Kaletra (Lopinavir/Ritonavir)

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Appendix C: Building a Treatment Combination

In this section we will provide some background on how treatment combinations are built. We will also look at the characteristics of the different classes of antiretroviral drugs. Our goal is to provide you with enough information so that you can... Read more »
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Starting medication soon combivir/kaletra...

Posted by jimmyinvegas, 3 Replies
Is this a typical start?

combivir
kaletra

Then after 2-3 months he said he would put me on something else. Been positive for about 4 years (never on meds, they are on their way in mail), My current numbers are 528/140,280. Was up at about 690,... 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 »

Combivir & Kaletra

Posted by movingon
hello All

I am newly diagnosed , and it appears as if i have been infected for a few years without knowing because i have NEVER been sick. My doc reckons treatment should be started soon

I have heard good and bad stories about ALL HIV meds, and i am... Read more »

Isentress plus Kaletra

Posted by Danigirl, 3 Replies
Has anyone taken a combination of Isentress and Kaletra? My husbands ID doctor called in this prescription after he had a reaction from the Atripla. We are new at this but I understand that traditionally the two aren't given together. The only... Read more »