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Taking Kaletra After Truvada

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I'm Taking Kaletra & Truvada

Hi Doctor Henry,I'm on Kaletra & Truvada, since Sept. 2004, my Tcells are 683 & I am undetectable. I would like to know, in your opinion, your thoughts of me switching to Truvada/Efavirenz, because of the lipodystrophy occuring on my...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
If you have no history of drug resistance or concern about drug resistance then usually a switch to an alternative more fat friendly regimen is worth considering--unclear to me how much more fat friendly efavirenz is than Kaletra but that is an... Read more »

Taking truvada and kaletra together?

Hello there, i am a dentist and am taking PEP after getting a needlestick injury from a high risk... Read more »

i would like to stop taking truvada & kaletra

i am HIV positive and undetectable been on meds about 5yrs is there a natural herb and vitiman... Read more »
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FAQs About Kaletra (Lopinavir/Ritonavir)

Don't see your question? Ask it in our Choosing Your Meds forum or Managing Side Effects of HIV Treatment forum ! Starting Treatment | Switching Treatment | Side Effects | Drug Interactions | Switching Formulations | Monotherapy Starting... Read more »
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CASTLE Study Compares Reyataz to Kaletra

A poster presented at the joint 2008 ICAAC/IDSA meeting in Washington, DC found that after 96 weeks more people taking Reyataz (atazanavir) boosted with Norvir (ritonavir) once daily had HIV levels below 50 copies compared to those taking Kaletra... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Kaletra + Raltegravir: Does Sparing Some Nukes Help Bones?

Once potent combination therapy for HIV (commonly called ART or HAART) is initiated, several clinical trials have found that bone mineral density tends to decrease, usually between 2% and 6%, and then stabilize. The reasons for this initial decrease... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Thai Health Ministry Takes "Bold Step" in Breaking Patent, Issuing Compulsory License for Antiretroviral Kaletra, Editorial Says

Thailand's Ministry of Public Health is "taking a bold step" in ensuring that the country "takes full advantage" of the World Trade Organization 's Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights agreement by breaking the patent on Abbott... Read more »
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PeP (Truvada and Kaletra) 28 day cycle... Long Term effects?

Posted by Screen1001
Hello all, I just started taking Truvada and Kaletra 3 days ago to provent being infected. After I am done with my 28 day cycle is it common for the side effects to remain long term? Right now I have had a very upset stomach and nausia for 3 days.... Read more »

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 »

Started taking Truvada for PEP...any tips?

Posted by glam89, 1 Reply
Im starting Truvada for 30 days and i know there are going to be side effects but do anyone have any tips for me to make it a bit easier. What pain reliever fever reducer medications can i take without it damaging my liver even more? Is Ibuprofen... Read more »

Those taking, Raltegravir, Truvada & Atazanavir

Posted by sweetvanilla27, 1 Reply
I am wanting to hear from anyone who have experienced taking Raltegravir, Truvada & Atazanavir and how you have got on with the meds?

I first started taking meds in May this year I was put on Truvda and Sustiva first, and was taken off them due... Read more »