What Does It Do?
Kaletra is a solution that is prescribed for the treatment of HIV-1 infections right in conjunction with some other therapies. This medication belongs to a class of medications called HIV-1 protease inhibitor medications. This solution is a combination of two drugs called as lopinavir and ritonavir. The component Lopinavir works by lowering the replication of the virus by simply binding to special enzymes called as proteases and blocking the downstream production of some other additional particles. This medication also helps in breaking down of lopinavir by the body, which shall enable the drug to exert its effects for a longer time.
The combination of drug Lopinavir and Ritonavir is used with some other HIV medications shall all help in controlling HIV infection. This medication shall help in lowering the amount of HIV in the body of the immune system which can work better. The medicine Kaletra can help in lowering the chance of getting HIV complications (which is a new infection, cancer) and it shall all enhance the quality of life.
The mentioned HIV protease inhibitor drug is all available in a dosage that are mentioned below:
• 200 mg + 50 mg: Medicine is to be consumed orally once a day with or without need of consuming food as directed by the doctor
Side Effects and Reactions:
Kaletra medicine when consumed as prescribed which can lead to some side effects when used and concerns must be discussed with a medical provider and pharmacist prior to use. Side effects while consuming this medication are nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, lipid level abnormalities, liver disease, and cardiac arrhythmias. This medicine use can exacerbate underlying blood glucose abnormalities. This medicine and alcohol are not to be used together. People with some known hypersensitivity like condition might occur while consuming this medicine.