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lopinavir

 [lo-pin´ah-vir]
an HIV protease inhibitor, an antiviral agent used in combination with ritonavir in the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus infection; administered orally.

lopinavir

/lo·pin·a·vir/ (lo-pin´ah-vir) an antiviral HIV protease inhibitor, used with ritonavir in the treatment of HIV infection.

lopinavir

[lopin′ävir]
an HIV protease inhibitor, an orally administered antiviral agent used in combination with ritonavir in the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus infection.

lopinavir

An antiretroviral protease inhibitor with potent anti-HIV effect in clinical studies.
 
Adverse effects
Headache, diarrhea.
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When the researchers looked at the drug levels in the blood drawn from the mothers and infants at 12 weeks, they found the expected levels of lopinavir and ritonavir in the mothers, but none of either in the blood of the infants.
The study builds on the team's previous work in 2006 that first identified lopinavir as a potential therapeutic for HPV-related cervical cancer following laboratory tests on cell cultures.
Super-boosted lopinavir (extra ritonavir is added to lopinavir/ritonavir; a total 12-hourly lopinavir/ritonavir dose of 230/230 mg/[m.
The virological efficacy results of boosted lopinavir seen here were consistent with previously reported efficacy results in treatment-experienced patients [6,7].
The regimens for first-line therapy of HIV that are currently recommended by the Department of Health and Human' Services are the protease inhibitor lopinavir and the nonnudeoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor efavirenz, each given with two nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors.
The FDA approves Kaletra, a combination pill containing 2 PIs, lopinavir and ritonavir (Norvir), where a small dose of ritonavir is included to boost levels of lopinavir.
Until now the government was only allowed to import Nelfinavir (Roche Holdings AG), Lopinavir (Abbott Laboratories) and Efavirenz (Merck & Co.
assistant trade representative, quoted in The Wall Street Journal, September 5, 2003 on Brazil's plan to use compulsory licensing to authorize government importing of three generic drugs for HIV (efavirenz, lopinavir, and nelfinavir) until it can make sufficient quantities domestically, unless the patent holders will give Brazil a larger discount.
In view of possible relapse of SARS, she was treated with oral ribavirin (1,200 mg/day) and lopinavir (133.
In the study, co-administration of VICTRELIS reduced mean trough concentrations of ritonavir-boosted atazanavir, lopinavir and darunavir by 49, 43 and 59 percent, respectively.
Many of the antiretrovirals in common use have been shown to cause a drug-induced hepatitis, including the PIs lopinavir and darunavir, but the most severe reactions have been reported with the NNRTIs.