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Long Term Side Effects Of Lopinavir/Ritonavir

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treatment for side effects of tenofavir|+3TC and lopinavir with ritonavir

Dear dr.I was recently started 2nd line medication from indian govt.Started on 24/10/2010. i had severe side effects like nausea, vomiting,diarrohea because of lopinavir.here doctors stopped medication for 3 days and given the medication for...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Stomach side effects from lopinavir/ritonavir (Kaletra in US) are common particularly when starting meds. Often a variety of nausea or diarrhea meds Read more »

New Kaletra

I have had a problem tollerating many of the hiv meds.I have had severe reactions most all of... Read more »

Kaletra or Sustiva

Thank you Dr Young for you answer. You were asking if the change of med was because of side... Read more »
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Monotherapy With Darunavir-Ritonavir -- the Monet Study

...taken for life. Yet some of these combinations are relatively new in the history of HIV treatment and no one knows what their long-term side effects might be. This lack of long-term data puts HIV-positive people and their doctors in a difficult... Read more »
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HIV JournalView

...medication with food, etc.), the results of this study strongly suggest that, along with other interventions to improve the long-term well-being of our patients, dietary saturated fat needs to become a target for intervention. Total fat in this... Read more »
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Current Options for First-Line Treatment of HIV Infection

...Remarkably, only two published large clinical trials have pitted a boosted PI against efavirenz: 1) the Clinically Significant Long-Term Antiretroviral Sequential Sequencing (CLASS) study of amprenavir (APV, Agenerase) + ritonavir versus... Read more »
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FAQs About Epzicom (Abacavir/3TC, Kivexa) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...Reyataz. Will this help or just make me fatter? My doctor wants to switch me to an Epzicom + Reyataz combination, to avoid long-term toxicity from my old regimen. I've read that Epzicom is no longer considered a "preferable" treatment. What... Read more »
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Thanks for your support and any more advice?

Posted by motherinlaw, 3 Replies
...where this will lead, but she is going to go stay with her mother who will "nag" her to take her meds. This does not seem lke a long term solution unless she intends to stay with her mother. The doctors strongly advised her to stay in the... Read more »

What should I think?

Posted by motherinlaw, 9 Replies
...give her one year, without six months. Three young children 12 through five (she is only 26). I don't think he has really considered what this will mean and her self esteem is so low she has just decided that this is the hand that fate dealt her.... Read more »

psychological effects with long-term survivor

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...like a nightmare that I can't wake up from. For now, I am feeling hopeful again that I can continue to live and the fear is subsiding somewhat. Has anyone else ever been as morbid as this or am I just a misfit. Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...there are no data that compare the incidence, age of onset and cause of ageing-related diseases in the general population with long-term survivors of HIV. However, experts say they do not see HIV-negative people in their mid-50s with hip... Read more »