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Kaletra Drug

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Does Kaletra have drug resistance

If I've used Kaletra before when I was pregnant can I use it again or will I have drug resistance?...
Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

This is a difficult question to answer without having more information about your HIV responses (viral load) you had while you took that medication, and if you took them with good compliance then. Assuming that you always took your meds then, and... Read more »

Diarrhea from Kaletra, drug holiday?

Hello. Early this year I started taking ARVs. My first treatment was Combivir + Sustiva, but I... Read more »

Kaletra and Lypodystrophy? Drug Holiday?

Dr. Conway: I have been positive for over 12 years. Current regimen consists of Kaletra, Viread... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Orders Abbott to Stop Circulating Two Ads for Antiretroviral Drug Kaletra, Charging Ads Are Misleading

FDA on Tuesday made public a letter ordering Abbott Laboratories to stop circulating two advertisements for its antiretroviral drug Kaletra because the agency said the ads "exaggerat[e]" the drug's benefits and omit information about possible... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Abbott Laboratories Asks Regulators to Approve New Dose of AIDS Drug Kaletra for Children

Abbott Laboratories on Friday said it is seeking approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and European regulators for lower-dose versions of its AIDS drug Kaletra, which is also marketed as Aluvia. The new version is expected to be... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Thailand Will Maintain Compulsory Licenses for Kaletra, Efavirenz, Despite Companies' Drug Price Reductions, Health Minister Says

Thailand will maintain compulsory licenses for Abbott Laboratories ' antiretroviral drug Kaletra and Merck 's antiretroviral Efavirenz, despite both companies' decision to reduce the cost of both drugs, Thai Health Minister Mongkol Na Songkhla said... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Brazil to Break Patent, Allow Generic Production of Antiretroviral Kaletra Unless Abbott Lowers Price of Drug

Brazilian Health Minister Humberto Costa on Friday informed Abbott Laboratories that it will break the company's patent on the antiretroviral drug Kaletra within 10 days unless the company lowers the price of the drug 42% to $1.17 per pill,... Read more »
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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 and he got a cut on his rectum.

He has diabetes is 44 yeras old. and all this is new for us... 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 »

New Drug - TMC114

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
Don't Let TMC114 Cost More Than Kaletra, Advocates Urge

We may be only days away from an announcement that the U.S. has approved a
new HIV medication: TMC114 (darunavir), a protease inhibitor that may be
especially helpful for people with... Read more »


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