lopinavir

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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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Aluvia is a so-called "second-line" drug that would treat the growing number of Thai people who have developed a resistance to "first-line" drug therapies.
Abbott spokeswoman Jennifer Smoter said a compulsory license issued by Thailand to allow generic drugs was unnecessary because Abbott was offering Aluvia in Thailand at a reduced price of $1,000 per patient per year.
2) as a complication of stavudine and was discharged on Aluvia (lopinavir/ritonavir) and efavirenz.
For example, FBC is recommended at 1, 2, 3 and 6 months if the patient is receiving AZT; creatinine needs be monitored at months 3 and 6, and thereafter annually, if the patient is receiving TDF; and fasting cholesterol and triglycerides monitored at month 3 if the patient is receiving Aluvia (lopinavir/ritonavir; Abbott Laboratories), and then annually thereafter.
For this reason ATV may be a preferable alternative to Aluvia in PI-naive older children in the private sector with adherence issues.
Aluvia tabs (LPV/r) refrigerated must be swallowed whole Kaletra[R] Oral Crushing the tabs reduces the Aluvia[R] solution absorption of the drugs should be Kaletra Solution and Capsules: refrigerated administer with food.