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Reaction To Lopinavir/Ritonavir

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Is this a good PEP regimen for 28 days

Dear Dr. Young,Is this a considered an optimum PEP regimem for 28 days?1 pill of Epzicom, taken with 4 pills of Kaletra , taken all at the same time once a day.That's 5 giant horse pills at once.
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...of the US and European population (less in Africa and parts of Asia) are at risk of developing a sometimes serious allergic reaction.Lopinavir/ritonavir (Kaletra, Aluvia) is an often prescribed component of PEP. Perhaps not as well tolerated as... Read more »

RE: Second line regimen

Dear Dr. Joe, many thanks for the concern and well-thought answer to my inquiry about regarding... Read more »

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... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Kaletra (Lopinavir/Ritonavir) Package Insert Revision Regarding Drug-Drug Interaction Information

...revised to state: If they are receiving sildenafil, tadalafil, or vardenafil they may be at increased risk of associated adverse reactions including hypotension, visual changes, and sustained erection, and should promptly report any symptoms to... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

New Kaletra (Lopinavir/Ritonavir) Tablets and Oral Solution Once Daily Dosing Regimen in Certain Adult Patients

...tablets once daily compared to 7.0% in patients receiving KALETRA tablets twice daily. A table for the treatment-emergent adverse reactions of moderate or severe intensity and grade 3-4 laboratory abnormalities can be found in the revised... Read more »

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... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Kaletra (Lopinavir and Ritonavir) Labeling Revisions

...The Kaletra (lopinavir and ritonavir), Soft Gel Capsules and Oral Solution, labeling has been revised to include long-term (week 144-204) efficacy and safety results Read more »
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my strange reaction

Posted by midwestguy143, 2 Replies
...I tested positive on March 24, 2009. The thing that surprised me, and my friends was my reaction -- none really. Just something else in my life. I had lost my job many months ago, and with the job market being so tough, Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...also cause inflammation of the pancreas and painful nerve damage. There have been reports of complications and other severe reactions, including death, to some of the antiretroviral nucleoside analogs when used alone or in combination. Therefore,... 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 »

allergic reactions

Posted by TRex, 2 Replies
...Has anyone who is HIV positive had a lot of allergic reactiosn to antibiotics? I had two allergic reactions (the Bactrim one was the one who made me ask for the HIV test).the other one is Keflex. I am on Augmentin now and woke up with Read more »