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Sustiva Vs Kaletra

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RE: Sustiva and Kaletra

I just wanted to say that Emtriva has recently been released allowing for a 36 hour regimen rather then epivir 24 Hour, Also I have heard from a recent study that Viread seems to be better and accessing latent infected areas, Doctors dont know why...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Emtriva (emtricitabine, FTC) is similar to Epivir (lamivudine, 3TC) in its potency and like Epivir a single viral mutation, M184V, leads to high level resistance. Emtriva has a longer persistence in the body than Epivir and may be more forgiving (in... Read more »

Initial Treatment with Sustiva and Kaletra

I tested positive in Oct 2003 with CD4 of 500 and viral load of 248,000. Doctor recommended... Read more »

Switching from sustiva to kaletra? Please post, I am so depressed!

Hello dear doctor McGowan!I`m 38 year old male from East Europe. Started treatment - Kivexa... Read more »
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HIV Treatment News From the 48th ICAAC

Prezista in Children A Better Trofile Isentress vs. Sustiva One Drug Only: Kaletra More One Drug: Kaletra Syphilis and HIV Epzicom vs. Truvada HIV Therapy and Bone Loss Prezista in Children The new-and-improved HIV protease... Read more »
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Brand name: Kaletra Generic name: lopinavir/ritonavir, or LPV/r Class: Protease inhibitor (PI) Manufacturer: Abbott Laboratories, , (800) 222-6885 AWP: $904.99/month for tablets, $420.95 for 160 mL solution Standard... Read more »
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La Guía Annual de Medicamentos para el VIH: Kaletra (Lopinavir/Ritonavir, LPV/r)

Nombre de Marca: Kaletra Nombre Común: lopinavir/ritonavir (LPV/r) Clase: Inhibidor de proteasa (IP) Dosis estándar: Dos tabletas de 200/50 mg dos veces al día, o cuatro tabletas de 200/50 mg una vez al día en pacientes ajenos a... Read more »
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FAQs About Kaletra (Lopinavir/Ritonavir)

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First Regimen = Sustiva + Combivir + Kaletra?

Posted by placation, 4 Replies
Hey guys (and gals). I am sure this has been addressed in some other post through some other thread in the past, but it would take forever to try to find those messages. So, here's my question and my issues...

My doc subscribed Sustiva + Combivir +... Read more »

New Kaletra Formulation.....

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
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 anyone... Read more »


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

Use of medication Kaletra

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

Individuals currently taking the medication KALETRA are invited to participate in a "quality of life" study, consisting of a brief telephone discussion. Confidentiality is guaranteed. Compensation of $20.00 (U.S.). Please... Read more »