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AIDS InfoNet

Lopinavir + Ritonavir (Kaletra)

...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 Aluvia. Generic versions have been tentatively approved under PEPFAR (see Fact Sheet 475 ). Protease inhibitors prevent the protease enzyme from working. HIV protease acts like chemical scissors. It cuts the raw material for HIV into specific pieces needed to build a new...
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P.E.P. with Kaletra

I was occupationally exposed to the HIV virus, and my MD put my on Kaletra for 28 days. I am now reading online that most PEP are given as a combination of Kaletra and one other drug. Should I ask my MD for something else in addition to Kaletra?(I...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello 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 Read more »

Re: What happens in Vegas...PEP HELP

Thank you for your reply,I understand your position on the PEP being offered, however in your opinion would you have recommended it? And from what Ive read the 2 drug PEP would more than likely been the regimen recommended for an unknown status...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...with non-intact skin, there is at least a theoretical risk of HIV transmission. Your parter was a rough-riding seedy hooker. PEP would not be strongly recommended in this scenario, but would be offered in light of the extenuating circumstances.... Read more »

Divide doses for PEP/Truvada/Kaletra

Hi, thanks for having this forum - its a real relief. I was exposed from a nonoccupational hazard (giving plasma). I have been prescribed both Truvada and Kaletra for PEP. Tru=2 pills 2x a day, kaletra = 1 pill, once a day. I have been having awful...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello 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 »

PEP RELATED SIDE EFFECTS (PEP AND THE NEED FOR HIV SPECIALIST) (HARM REDUCTION STRATEGIES FOR MAGNETIC COUPLES, 2009)

Hi Doc,My wife got exposed to me ( Am hiv+ while she's -ve)through a condom break.She was put on combivir and Efavirenz but after 3 days she had serious side effects and our Doc changed her regimen to Combivir only. It's been 7 days since she...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...symptoms are most likely due to the AZT component of her Combivir. (It's one of the reasons I no longer recommend this drug for PEP or ongoing HIV treatment, if at all possible.) She needs to have her PEP regimen completely changed. I would not... Read more »
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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 »
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 Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

... What Is Post-Exposure Prophylaxis? Who Should Use PEP? Should PEP Be Used for Non-Occupational Exposure? How Is PEP Taken? What Are the Side Effects? The Bottom Line Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Lexiva

...Norvir, twice daily. For PI-experienced patients, one 700 mg tablet of Lexiva with 100 mg Norvir, twice daily. A grape/bubblegum/peppermint-flavored oral suspension is also available. Can be taken with or without food, with no food restrictions,... Read more »
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So worried - 3 month test next week post-PEP

Posted by 5parkl3, 1 Reply
...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 assailant, I had been drinking, and my memory has some... Read more »

Combivir only for PEP?

Posted by scaredofhiv, 1 Reply
...Hi, I was prescribed Combivir for a PEP regimen as a precaution following a possible exposure. From what I can gather on the web, Combivir is typically prescribed in Read more »

i need the anwers,pls help? pep and window period

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...(PREPARES) 28 DAYS THAT THE DOCTOR INDICATES, LENGTHEN THE PERIOD OF WINDOW, I HAVE FOR NEGATIVE ELISA TO 7 WEEKS BUT I TOOK PEP, MY TEST IS COST (BEEN WORTH) TO CALM DOWN OR NOT? And THAT PERCENTAGE IS TO RELATION ALONE WITH TO POSITIVE WOMAN... Read more »

PEP & Symptoms

Posted by scared83
...Anon One told me that PEP delays the detection of antibodies in the blood and that I should get tested at 4 months. My question is, does it delay symptoms Read more »