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Kaletra And Liver Enzymes

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lft results

I was on travada and kaletra just finished it last friday. this is the second time I have taken pep . sept 08 and feb 09.My LFT showed somthing but the nurse would not go into details. bllods were retaken on friday. what does pep do to the liver and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...There can be often transient modest increases in liver enzymes from Kaletra/Truvada that generally reverse when stopped after 4 weeks of use. KH Read more »

Side effects of Combivir and Kaletra

A patient on a combination of Combivir and Kaletra develops elevated liver enzymes with some bone... Read more »

High Liver Enzymes

I am a 23 year old black male. I have known that I was HIV positive for about two years. I started... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Lopinavir + Ritonavir (Kaletra)

...provider knows if you have any problems with your heart. How Does It React With Other Drugs? Kaletra is broken down by the liver and can interact with other drugs that also use the liver. Combining these drugs can change the amount of each... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...the most common and can be very severe. Rash, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, headache, muscle weakness, and elevated liver enzymes, a sign of liver damage -- this may be more common in people with hepatitis B or C. As seen with other protease... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Tenofovir (Viread)

...tenofovir to treat HIV. If you have hepatitis B and stop taking tenofovir, your health care provider should carefully monitor your liver function for several months. Tenofovir is also being studied for the prevention of HIV infection. Gilead... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...continue Lexiva, with close monitoring. Patients with hepatitis B or C should be monitored closely for the possibility of elevated liver enzyme levels. Dose adjustment is recommended for people with liver impairment. Side effects and laboratory... Read more »
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Thanks for your support and any more advice?

Posted by motherinlaw, 3 Replies
I want to thank everyone for their support and help. I posted this in response to my own previous posting and felt it might have gotten lost in the shuffle and so am reposting. I have just spoken to my son again. He was finally able to convince... Read more »

kaletra side effects

Posted by brendaelisa, 4 Replies
...Does anybody knows if kaletra's side effect is excesive diharrea. My cousin has hiv-type 1 and we are giving him Kaletra but it is giving him a masive diharrea Read more »

Liver Function

Posted by NYRN, 1 Reply
...I'm taking viread, invirase, didanosine, zidovudine and valtrex and my latest labs indicate high on the liver screens. Has anyone had any liver issues - I don't drink so it's not that! Read more »

What should I think?

Posted by motherinlaw, 9 Replies
I will try not to make this too son called yesterday and told me his wife was not doing well. My HIV negative son and three HIV negative grandchildren may soon lose their HIV positive wife and mother. My son and daughter-in-law seem not to... Read more »