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Side Effects Of Kaletra

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side effects of kaletra and combivir

I have been on the new drugs combivir and kaletra for about two weeks now.I wanted to know how long do the side effects usually last?Also is there anything i can take for the stomach cramps and gas?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine anti-cramping and anti gas meds) after a clinical evaluation. If persistent then a switch to alternative meds is often considered if available where you are located. Taking that combination after eating is often helpful.KH Read more »


HiI am currently taking Truvada (once a day in the morning) and Kaletra (two tabs twice a day -... Read more »

Is folliculitis a side-effect of Kaletra (Follow - up)

Dr. Henry, thanks for your response to my previous question. Here is a follow-up. I went back to... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

A New Side Effect From Kaletra?

...caused fluid build-up. The French doctors who reported this complication did so in order to warn others about the new possible side effect of Kaletra. Lascaux A-S, Lesprit P, Bertocchi M and Levy Y. Inflammatory oedema of the legs: a new side... Read more »
Project Inform

Two Studies Show Kaletra and Isentress Similarly Suppress HIV, Yet Have Different Side Effects

...(lipids). The percent of people maintaining optimal viral suppression was slightly higher among those on Kaletra in both studies. Side effects were similar between the groups, though Isentress did not cause the abnormal lipid levels seen in... Read more »
Abbott Laboratories

Medication Guide for Kaletra

... dizziness lightheadedness fainting sensation of abnormal heartbeats See the section below " What are the possible side effects of KALETRA? " for more information about serious side effects. What is KALETRA? KALETRA is a prescription... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Lopinavir + Ritonavir (Kaletra)

...capsules may stick together and be difficult to separate. They may lose potency. What Are the Side Effects? The most common side effects of Kaletra are diarrhea, fatigue, headache, and nausea. None of these side effects seem to be very... 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 Read more »


Posted by Got2Lift, 3 Replies
...Next week I am begining monotherapy on Kaletra and have no idea of what to expect as far as how ill I will be form the meds. Please let me know any experiences you had with Read more »


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

New Kaletra Formulation.....

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hello. I am looking at changing from Sustiva to Kaletra (My Nuke backbone is Truvada), however I have concerns about the side effect profile of Kaletra. I hear that the newer formulation of Kaletra has less side effects that the old one - has... Read more »