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Kaletra And The Eyes

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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): Aluvia, LPV/RTV, LPV/r Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Lopinavir/ritonavir, also known as Kaletra, is a type of medicine called a protease inhibitor (PI). PIs act by blocking protease, a protein that HIV
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Switching from Kaletra/Truvada to Norvir/Reyataz/Truvada

Remember my post from 6 feb? Tomorrow my gf finally switches from Kaletra to Norvir/Reyataz. The doctor said her eyes might be a little yellow sometimes. Where does this come from? What other side effects can she expect? Greetings,G. The Netherlands
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello G,Thanks for your follow up. The yellowing of the eyes that your GF's doctor refers to is a side effect of the atazanavir (Reyataz). It's usually not a big issue, not of medical Read more »

Reyataz/Norvir or Kaletra?

I'm a 40 year old male. I was diagnosed HIV+ three years ago and started medications 6 months later. My current regimine is Epzicom, 300mg Reyataz boosted with 100mg Norvir. Current cd4 is 970 and viral load has been undetectable for the past 2...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...skin) and icterus (yellow eyes). Switching off atazanavir would definitely improve this.While switching to lopinavir/ritonavir (Kaletra) would be one solution, I believe that there is a growing body of evidence that suggests that once-daily... Read more »

ER Nurse With Splash to Eyes

On 1/31/07 I was in a patient's room hooking up IV fluids and pain medication. I am a new nurse and have never dealt with a triple lumen catheter. The patient had a triple lumen catheter and one of the ports was clogged. I was told my my preceptor...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...It seems likely that your eye splash exposure was to intravenous fluids rather than blood although there is simply no way to know if a minute amount of blood Read more »

New kaletra formulation and increased diarrhea-followup

Hi Doc, about this person's concern, I recently started Kaletra with Epzicom & Truvada (one of which is a placebo) and every night I take 6 pills with Sugar Cane Juice (Yoga branch). When I dont take it with the sugar cane juice the next day i go to...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Thanks for posting that suggestion. I hadn't heard of that but will keep my eyes/ears open for more on that tactic. KH Read more »
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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 »
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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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Lopinavir + Ritonavir (Kaletra)

...taken with a small amount of ritonavir, another protease inhibitor. See Fact Sheet 442 for more information on ritonavir. Kaletra® is a combination of lopinavir and ritonavir in the same tablet. In developing countries, Kaletra is sold as... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Kaletra

... Common Name: lopinavir/ritonavir Brand Name: Kaletra Class: HIV protease inhibitor (PI) Standard dose: Two 200/50 mg tablets twice a day or four 200/50 mg tablets once Read more »
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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 »

kaletra

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

occupational exposure

Posted by stars, 1 Reply
...but I find myself feeling very emotional at this time. It may be in part due to how lousy I feel from the meds, combivir and kaletra. Im looking for support, advice on dealing with med sideeffects and advise on dealing with a less than... Read more »

New Kaletra Formulation.....

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hello. I am looking at changing from Sustiva to Kaletra (My Nuke backbone is Truvada), however I have concerns about the side effect profile of Kaletra. I hear that the newer formulation Read more »