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An Overview of Kaletra (Lopinavir/Ritonavir)

Brand Name: Kaletra Other Name(s): LPV / RTV, LPV/r, ritonavir-boosted lopinavir Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors

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Lopinavir + Ritonavir (Kaletra)

What Is Lopinavir? Who Should Take It? What About Drug Resistance? How Is It Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It React With Other Drugs?

What Is Lopinavir?

Lopinavir is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART). It i...

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Kaletra

Brand name: Kaletra

Generic name: lopinavir/ritonavir, or LPV/r

Class: Protease inhibitor (PI)

Manufacturer: Abbott Laboratories, www.kaletra.com, (800) 222-6885

AWP: $904.99/month for tablets, $420.95 for 160 mL solution

Standard Dose: Two tabl...

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FAQs About Kaletra (Lopinavir/Ritonavir)

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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 following...

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Kaletra and Gemfibrozil (Lopid): A Match Not Made in Lipid Heaven: A Blog Entry by Myles Helfand

Here's a heads-up for those of you with HIV and high cholesterol/triglycerides: Depending on which HIV meds you're taking, lipid-busting drugs may not work exactly the way they're supposed to.

The latest item to add to your "Oh Great, Another Thing ...

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WHO Approves Heat-Stable, Generic Version of Abbott's Kaletra

The pharmaceutical company Mylan on Wednesday announced that the World Health Organization has approved its heat-stable, generic version of Abbott Laboratories' antiretroviral drug Kaletra, the AP/MSNBC reports. According to the company, the drug was...

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Kaletra (Lopinavir/Ritonavir)

Kaletra tablets are light yellow-orange with the Abbott corporate logo and "KA" engraved on one side. Each tablet contains 200 mg of lopinavir and 50 mg of Norvir. A yellow-orange liquid formulation (42.4% alcohol) is also available, which contains 4...

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Drug Fact Sheet: Lopinavir/Ritonavir (Kaletra)

Kaletra soft gelatin capsules are bright orange and imprinted with the Abbott corporate logo and "PK" in black ink. A liquid formulation is also available. Dosing may vary.

On September 15, 2000, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted A...

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Kaletra (ABT-378/r) Approved

On September 15, the FDA approved Kaletra™ (formerly called ABT-378/r), a protease inhibitor, for use in combination with other antiretroviral agents for treatment of HIV infection. Kaletra was already in use by several thousand patients, through a ...