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Switch From Kaletra To Prezista

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why would i get kaletra and prezista (?) for exposure only?

is it normal to receive a regimen of kaletra (2 tabs 2 times a day) along with what i think is prezista (big orange pill) just to reduce my chances of contracting hiv after exposure? how long would you thnk is normal for sucha regimen?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thank you for your post.Since Prezista (darunavir) and Kaletra (lopinavir/ritonavir) are both HIV protease inhibitors, there is rarely any circumstance where both would Read more »

Switch to Prezista for cholesterol?

Hello Dr. Henry- Sorry for the long question.I have been on ARV treatment for 5 years. Baseline cd4... Read more »

RAYATAZ,NORVIR,TRUVADA & GERD VS KALETRA OR PREZISTA

I am taking Rayataz, Norvir, Truvada and have previously taken Prevacid to cure gerd before... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Johnson & Johnson Says Prezista Matches Kaletra in HIV Trial

... Johnson & Johnson's Prezista was as effective as Abbott Laboratories Inc.'s Kaletra in reducing HIV to undetectable levels in a population of treatment-nave patients, according to a new study. The results of the Read more »
Project Inform

Prezista Monotherapy May Prove Effective

...completed. Most of the results so far have not been promising, though they have mostly come from using Kaletra (lopinavir/ritonavir). Prezista (darunavir) and Reyataz (atazanavir) are two other PIs now under study. Early 48-week data from the... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Prezista

...cholesterol changes were similar to those seen with Reyataz in a study of uninfected participants, and better than those seen with Kaletra in two head-to-head studies. Increased cholesterol and triglycerides may be associated with an increased... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Kaletra

...are some lipid differences, as well, that are less favorable compared to Reyataz. In addition, a study comparing Kaletra to Prezista showed that while these two antivirals are similarly successful in patients who adhere to treatment, Kaletra was... Read more »
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Just started meds.

Posted by BeerMe30, 1 Reply
...I am taking Truvada, Intelence, Kaletra and Prezista also taking Dapsone. Anyone on this cocktail? I also need to get another blood draw to see if I can start taking Read more »

Splitting Prezista 600mg into thirds...

Posted by lovelife, 2 Replies
...I need to take Prezista 800mg. If I have only Prezista 600mg, can I brake the pill into thirds so I can take one 600mg and then add 200mg more from Read more »

Prezista + Norvir + Truvada

Posted by notreadyforthis, 1 Reply
...So I took my first dose of meds last night. My doctor started me on this combo: Prezista (darunavir), two 300mg tabs, plus Norvir (ritonavir), one 100mg soft gelcap, plus Truvada (emtricitabine+tenofavir) one 200mg/300mg Read more »

Itchy bumps on face--On Isentress,Prezista,Norvir

Posted by llee, 1 Reply
...Hi all, my doctor put me on a combo of Isentress,Prezista,Norvir in June. Soon after I started I got itchy bumps all over my face, and also on my neck and upper chest and upper arms. Read more »