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What Does Kaletra Treat

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AIDS InfoNet

Lopinavir + Ritonavir (Kaletra)

...bloodstream and cause an under- oroverdose. New interactions are constantly being identified. Make sure that your doctor knows about ALL drugs and supplements you are taking. Drugs to watch out for include other ARVs, drugs to treat tuberculosis (see Fact Sheet 518 ), for erectile dysfunction (such as Viagra), for heart rhythm (antiarrhythmics), and migraine headaches. Interactions are also possible with several antihistamines, sedatives,...
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Kaletra Side Effects - Triglycerides and Cholesterol

Hello - I am not HIV Positive - however i was treated with Kaletra as it was thought I may ahve ben exposed to HIV by means of sexual intercourse - I have since found out I was not infected with the virus, I only took the short course of the drug. ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The effect of kaletra on lipid levels is relatively acute and generally fully reversible within 2-4 weeks after stopping. It is unlikely that the past Read more »

missed a dose of kaletra

on my 2nd week of PEP... taking truvada and 2 kaletra in the evening and 2 kaletra in the morning... i totally forgot to take the 2 kaletra in the morning.. just remembered it when i was due to take the evening pills? took the evening pills but was...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Kaletra as 4 tablets once daily and it is effective and safe at that dose. It can cause some more GI upset. Since we are not treating an established infection with virus growing in the blood a single missed dose is OK, especially since the... Read more »

kaletra and combivir

I was recently bitten by a student. Because the doctors did not have the students medical history available, they decided to treat me for the possibility of HIV with Kaletra and Combivir. They tell me this is going to be a 3 month regimen and due...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Sorry about the bite. What school do you work in?Usually the PEP treatment is for 4 weeks, not 3 months, so that should help. Follow-up testing for HIV is done up to 3 to 6 months after the exposure Read more »

Is folliculitis a side-effect of Kaletra

I was on Truvada and Viracept since I started treatment. Viral load had been undetectable and CD4 in the 400 range. My doctor informed me that there had been a study done that indicated that Viracept was a carcinogen and advised that I switch to...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...patients on Kaletra experienced flare-ups of folliculitis either when starting ART for the first time or switching from another treatment. If is unclear to me whether those flare-ups related to further immune restoration or are due to one of the... Read more »
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Abbott Laboratories

Medication Guide for Kaletra

...may be new information. This information does not take the place of talking with your doctor about your medical condition or treatment. You and your doctor should talk about your treatment with KALETRA before you start taking it and at regular... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

New Kaletra (Lopinavir/Ritonavir) Tablets and Oral Solution Once Daily Dosing Regimen in Certain Adult Patients

...patients receiving KALETRA tablets once daily compared to 7.0% in patients receiving KALETRA tablets twice daily. A table for the treatment-emergent adverse reactions of moderate or severe intensity and grade 3-4 laboratory abnormalities can be... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

The State of Access to Kaletra

...developing countries at a no-profit price of $500 per year, or about $42 a month. Yet even this is too much for some national treatment programs to justify paying, and it does not seem likely the price will go much lower soon. Abbott says it is... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Ritonavir (Norvir)

...arterial hypertension or erectile dysfunction such as sildenafil (Viagra) or other drugs with names ending in "-afil", drugs to treat asthma, and for heart rhythm (antiarrhythmics.) Taking ritonavir together with saquinavir can cause an irregular... Read more »
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Kaletra body changes..

Posted by Lovinlife, 1 Reply
...I recently started taking Kaletra. Has anybody experienced body changes on Kaletra? My doctor didn't mention anything about it but after looking on line, I see Read more »

Where to buy drugs in Thailand

Posted by gordon33, 3 Replies
...Generic medications at affordable prices. It is a place I like because it is quick and only takes an hour or two and you are treated very well and also they speak a multiple of different langauges. Also The Doctor I use speaks English and you can... Read more »

advice needed..

Posted by cdhaileyp7, 3 Replies
...got infected in 1996 and was confirmed HIV positive in 1997 and was at the same time labeled with Aids. I have been off and on treatments over the years, I have had four children and was on treatments throughout my pregnancies. I have a hard time... Read more »

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 Read more »