Kaletra Medication - Uses & Side Effects
Generic Name: Lopinavir, Ritonavir
LOPINAVIR; RITONAVIR (Kaletra™) are antiviral drugs known as protease inhibitors. Lopinavir; ritonavir is used to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. Lopinavir; ritonavir may reduce the amount of HIV in the blood and increase the number of CD4 cells (T-cells) in the blood. Lopinavir; ritonavir is used in combination with other drugs used to treat the HIV virus. Kaletra is a combination of two antiviral medications in a group of drugs known as protease (PRO-tee-aze) inhibitors.
Uses of Kaletra
Side Effects of Kaletra
If you are taking this medication, then discuss the side effects with your doctor. If you feel any change in intensity, then you should tell your doctor. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe to continue using Kaletra. Side effects may include:
Warnings and precautions before taking Kaletra:
Drug Interaction :-
If you are taking certain drugs with Kaletra, then it may decreased, increased or altered the effects of Kaletra medicine. It is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Kaletra with the following:
When you are taking Kaletra, and you feel that overdose is suspected then contact your doctor immediately. Symptoms of a Kaletra overdose are unknown.
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