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Taking Kaletra when traveling

Currently, I am HIV+ and taking Kaletra. However, I am planning to take a vacation in Europe. I am worried that Kaletra which need to be kept in refrigeration. WOuld the soft gel cap be destroy in room temp while I am on traveling (exp. driving...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
While the pharmacist is required to keep the Kaletra refrigerated, the package insert provides that "If stored at room temperatureup to 77 degrees F (25 degrees C), capsules should be used in 2 months." Thus, your medication should be... Read more »

I'm Taking Kaletra & Truvada

Hi Doctor Henry,I'm on Kaletra & Truvada, since Sept. 2004, my Tcells are 683 & I am... Read more »

I am taking Kaletra and AZT

I am getting serious side effects of vomiting , its my 6th day , what do i do .I started taking... Read more »
Articles
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 »
Project Inform

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 »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Kaletra (Lopinavir/Ritonavir)

low-PIN-a-veer, rit-ON-uh-veer Brand Name: Kaletra Other Name(s): LPV/RTV, LPV/r Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Approved Use: Treatment of HIV Infection WARNING: Kaletra can cause serious, life-threatening side effects. These... Read more »
Project Inform

Once a Day Kaletra Gets Approved for Treatment Experienced, but With Caution

In April 2010, the FDA approved the once-a-day dosing of Kaletra (lopinavir + ritonavir) for adults who have taken HIV therapy before but with two or less lopinavir mutations. This new dose is not recommended for those with 3 or more of the... Read more »
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Use of medication Kaletra

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
WANTED "KALETRA" USERS

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 »

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 a lot of people saying that Kaletra causes lipodystrophy. Anybody have experience with... 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 and he got a cut on his rectum.

He has diabetes is 44 yeras old. and all this is new for us... Read more »

Use of medication "KALETRA"

Posted by Anonymous
WANTED KALETRA USERS

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 call... Read more »