Side Effects Of Kaletra And Truvada

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HiI am currently taking Truvada (once a day in the morning) and Kaletra (two tabs twice a day - morning and night). I am co ifected with Hiv and chronic active HepB. I have serious bouts with diarrhea in the mornings and early afternoon. Then it...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...choice of Truvada is excellent for your hepatitis B infection and your HIV infection.However, it sounds like you are having Kaletra associated diarrhea. I would recommend talking to your doctor about switching your Kaletra to another medication.... Read more »

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...Common Name: emtricitabine and tenofovir DF Brand Name: Truvada Class: fixed dose combination -- nucleoside/nucleotide analogs (also called nucleoside or nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs or nukes) ... Read more »
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... Common Name: tenofovir disoproxil fumarate Brand Name: Viread Class: nucleotide analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs, or nukes) Standard dose: One 300 mg tablet once a day, with or without... Read more »
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