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Brand name: Kaletra TM

Active ingredients: lopinavir + ritonavir

What it is used for

KALETRA is indicated for the treatment of HIV-1 infection, in combination with other antiretroviral agents in adults and children aged 2 years and older. This indication is based on the analyses of plasma HIV-1 RNA levels and CD4 cell counts from controlled clinical studies (see clinical trials).

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
  • Lifetime is 2 Years.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Light yellow to golden clear liquid, essentially free of particles.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4: Prescription Only Medicine.

Is this medicine subsidised?

This medicine may be subsidised which may make it cheaper. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient lopinavir + ritonavir

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

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  • Therapeutic Good's Administration (TGA)
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
  • GuildLink
  • DrugBank

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