Kaletra Pep Side Effects
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North Shore University HospitalDear Fernando,Sorry that you are feeling sick. If you are taking a protease inhibitor (like Kaletra or Reyataz) eating with the meds can help. If you are on efavirenz (Sustiva or Atripla) taking it on an empty stomach may help. Anemia can occur... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thanks for your post.PEP protocols vary from center to center and haven't really had a guideline-based update for a while. Since Kaletra monotherapy is actually quite active against HIV in chronically infected persons, it's... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thanks for posting.Missing a single dose of your Kaletra won't have any significant impact on the effectiveness of PEP. Indeed, Kaletra can be taken once-daily, so should this happen again, I'd consider taking all of your meds... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thanks for your post.I hope that you have your dosing mistaken-- Truvada is dosed 1 pill daily. Kaletra can be either 2 pills twice daily or 4 pills at once.The Kaletra's likely the culprit in causing the nausea and diarrhea- these... Read more »
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Posted by Tyne2011, 1 ReplyHi everyone,
Has anyone experienced prolonged GI side effects from PEP? I took kaletra and Combivir for 40 days total (long story) instead of 28. During therapy, I had loose stools that were controlled by loperamide. I've read on this site that side... Read more »
Posted by TODude, 1 ReplyHey everyone,
So I had a possible exposure to HIV on Sunday Jan 20th. I have been on PEP since monday the 21st (started 30-36 hours PE). My question is - should I have started PEP in the first place? and is Combivir alone an effective PEP regimen?
Ba... Read more »
Posted by 5parkl3, 1 ReplyHi there,
I'm just hoping for some advice and support, as I have my 3-month test on Monday, and I'm going out of my mind.
I was sexually assaulted on 23rd October, and started taking PEP 15 hours later on 24th October, as although I was aware of one... Read more »
Posted by johnnyyop2011, 1 ReplyOn June 16, I discovered I was exposed several times to HIV from March 15 to June 10.
I tested negative via an antibody tests both in April and on June 17.
On June 17, I was immediately put on Post Exposure Prophylaxis medications (Kaletra 200-50 mg... Read more »
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