Which Has Less Side Effects Sustiva Or Kaletra
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AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure CoastSince this is a marathon, not a sprint, bringing the viral load down quickly means little. Besides, Sustiva brings the viral load down quickly as well. Kaletra is 6 pills versus 1 for Sustiva, has more side effects, and is probably best taken twice... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESThanks for your post.In general, more patients have significant increases with lopinavir/ritonavir (Kaletra) than efavirenz (Sustiva, Stocrin). It's important to know that with any medication, a small fraction of patients develop side effects... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineTreatment is a very good idea and those choices are good ones. A high percentage of patients starting either a Sustiva or Kaletra based regimen tolerated the drugs well over the frst year (maybe 10% can't tolerate them). For the Sustiva,... Read more »
AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure CoastEmtriva (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 »
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Posted by brendaelisa, 4 RepliesDoes 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 and he got a cut on his rectum.
He has diabetes is 44 yeras old. and all this is new for us... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesHello.
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 Got2Lift, 3 RepliesNext week I am begining monotherapy on Kaletra and have no idea of what to expect as far as how ill I will be form the meds. Please let me know any experiences you had with this med and how long they last. I would not be concerned however, I leave... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 Repliesare you on sustiva? if so how long does the high feeling last...i've been on the drug for 4 weeks and still wake up daily feeling high, i have had to take a leave of abscence from work due to the side effedts, i want to try to hang in there, but... Read more »
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