ARV Facts

Facts about Antiretroviral Drugs

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Active substances: Lopinavir + Ritonavir
Manufacturer: Abbott Laboratories (USA)

Extract from the prescribing information:

"Patients should be informed that KALETRA is not a cure for HIV infection and that they may continue to develop opportunistic infections and other complications associated with HIV disease. The long-term effects of KALETRA are unknown at this time."

Known side effects: more immune deficiency

“Hemic and Lymphatic System: Anemia, leukopenia, and lymphadenopathy.”

Leukopenia = Decrease of all white blood cells

The above has been extracted from the Kaletra prescribing information on the Abbott Laboratories webpages.