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AccessPak to treat HIV-related PEP expanded with Kaletra

Generic name: Emtricitabine, lopinavir, ritonavir, and tenofovir [ emt-sye-sye- loe-PIN, riTOE-na-vir ten-O 

Class of drugs Antiviral combination

What is AccessPak to Treat HIV PEP Expanded With Kaletra?

AccessPak to HIV PEP expanded by Kaletra are antiviral drugs that stop the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from multiplying within your body. AccessPak to treat HIV PEP Expanded Kaletra is a combination medication that is used for treating HIV, a virus that can trigger acquired immune deficiency syndrome ( AIDS). AccessPak to Treat HIV PEP Expanded is a combination medicine that includes Kaletra is not an effective treatment for HIV as well as AIDS. AccessPak to treat HIV-related PEP expanded with Kaletra can be used for other purposes that are

Warnings

You shouldn't use AccessPak to treat HIV-related PEP Expanded Kaletra in the event that you suffer from severe kidney or liver disease, or are sensitive to the emtricitabine (Emtriva, Atripla), the lopinavir (Kaletra) and the ritonavir (Norvir) or Tenofovir (Viread). Do not take this medicine in conjunction with other medications that contain emtricitabine and Tenofovir (Atripla, Emtriva, Viread). Certain medicines may cause undesirable or harmful effects when utilized with AccessPak for HIV PEP Expanded using Kaletra. Your doctor might need to alter the treatment plan you are on if you are taking certain medications. Get medical assistance in an emergency for even the tiniest symptoms like muscle weakness or pain numbness or cold sensations in your legs and arms stomach pain, nausea and vomiting, a rapid or irregular pace of heart, dizziness, or feeling extremely fatigued or weak.

Before Taking This Drug.

It is not recommended to take this medicine if suffer from severe kidney or liver disease, or are sensitive to the emtricitabine (Emtriva, Atripla), the lopinavir (Kaletra) or Ritonavir (Norvir), and the drug tenofovir (Viread). Do not take this medication together with any other medication that may contain emtricitabine and tenofovir (Atripla, Emtriva, Viread).

Certain medicines may interfere when used with AccessPak in the treatment of HIV PEP Expanded with Kaletra and shouldn't be used simultaneously. Your doctor might have to modify your treatment when you are using any of these drugs:

  • Alfuzosin;

  • Lovastatin or simvastatin;

  • St. John's wort;

  • Pimozide;

  • Midazolam or triazolam;

  • Rifampin;

  • Sildenafil, Viagra (or Revatio for pulmonary arterial hypertension);

An ergot-based medicine, like D.H.E. To ensure that the AccessPak HIV PEP Expanded with Kaletra is suitable for you, consult your physician if you suffer from:

  •  

    Kidney

    or liver disease

  • Heart disease and heart rhythm disorders

  • Low

    leve

    ls of potassium are present in your blood.

  •  

    A blood disorder like hemophilia;

  •  

    Osteopenia (low bone mineral density); or

  • Pancreas issues, diabetes, or high cholesterol.

A few people taking this medication are diagnosed with a serious disease called lac acidosis. This may be more prevalent for women, those that are obese or suffer from a liver condition, or who have been taking HIV/AIDS medications for a long duration. Discuss with your doctor regarding your risks. It is unclear if this medication will cause harm to a baby who is not yet born. Consult your physician if you are expecting or planning to be pregnant. HIV is able to be passed on to your baby if you don't properly treat it during your pregnancy. Make sure you take all your HIV medications according to the directions for controlling your disease.

Women who have HIV or AIDS shouldn't breastfeed babies. Even if the baby is born with no HIV or AIDS, the virus could be transmitted to your baby through breast milk.

Don't give the medication to an infant without a medical recommendation.

How to Take AccessPak to Treat HIV-related PEP Expanded with Kaletra?

Follow the directions on the prescription label. Don't use AccessPak in order to prevent HIV. Expanded using Kaletra in smaller or larger quantities or for a longer period than the recommended time. If you take this medication you might require regular blood tests in the doctor's office. The function of your liver and kidneys or bone density could need to be checked. The treatment for HIV/AIDS usually involves the use of a mixture of drugs. Follow all medication as prescribed by your physician. Review the medication guidelines or patient directions that are included with every medication. Do not alter the dosages or your medication schedule without the advice of your physician. Anyone suffering from HIV or AIDS must be under the supervision of a physician. Avoid freezing. If you suffer from Hepatitis B, you might experience liver symptoms once you stop taking this medication or even months after stopping. Your physician may examine your liver function for a number of months after stopping taking AccessPak for HIV PEP Expanded with Kaletra.

What Happens If I Miss The Dose?

You should take the dose missed as soon as you can remember. Do not income your missed dosage if you are near the period of the next dose. Don't take any extra medication to make up for the missed dose.

What Happens If I Overdose?

Get medical attention in an emergency or contact for help at the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.

What Should be Avoided?

If you are also taking doanosine ( Videx) Take it 1 hour before or 2 hours following the time you took AccessPak to treat HIV. PEP Expanded. Kaletra.

Side Effects of AccessPak to Treat HIV-related PEP Expanded With Kaletra

If you are taking AccessPak to treat HIV, PEP expanded with Kaletra does not stop you from transmitting HIV to others. Don't have sex that's not protected or share toothbrushes, razors, or razors. Consult your doctor regarding safe methods to avoid HIV transmission during sexual contact. Sharing needles with medicine or drugs is not safe, even for a healthy individual. AccessPak HIV for PEP Expanded Kaletra adverse reactions. Contact a medical professional immediately If you are experiencing symptoms that indicate an allergy, such as asthma; hives, and swelling of your lips, face, and throat. The initial symptoms of lactic acidosis could get worse with time, and the condition could cause death. Take immediate medical assistance when you experience even the smallest symptoms like muscle discomfort or weakness as well as the sensation of numbness or cold sensation in your legs and arms or chest discomfort, nausea with vomiting as well as a fast or uneven pulse, dizziness, or feeling exhausted or weak. AccessPak to HIV PEP Expanded with Kaletra could cause serious reactions. Contact your physician immediately in case you are suffering from:

  • Extreme nausea, fainting, high or rapid heartbeats;

  • Vision change;

Excessive urination or extreme thirst; Extreme discomfort in your stomach, which stretches into your back nausea and vomiting rapid Heartbeat; simple bleeding, unusual bruising (nose vagina, mouth, or the rectum) either red or purple small spots on your skin; penis erections that hurt or last for more than four hours symptoms of a new sign of new signs of new infection symptoms of a new infection include fever chills, redness of the skin lesions, and cough that is green or yellow mucus. liver disorders--nausea and stomach discomfort, irritation, fatigue, lack of appetite and black stools, dark urine, jaundice (yellowing of the eyes or skin);

kidney issues: little or no urine, pain or difficulty urine, swelling of your ankles or feet being exhausted and short of breath or extreme skin reaction, fever, sore throat swelling on your tongue or face burning in your eyes, and skin irritation and the appearance of a purple or red skin rash which spreads (especially in the face and the upper part of the body) and can cause blisters and peeling. Common adverse reactions associated with AccessPak to treat HIV-related PEP Expanded Kaletra can

Comprise:

  • Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain;

  • Headache dizziness, headache, feeling tired;

  • Depressed mood, sleep problems (insomnia), strange dreams;

  • Mild skin rash

Modifications in the appearance or shape of your body fat (especially the legs, arms, face neck as well as your breasts and waist).

Adverse Side Effects

Contact a medical professional immediately If you are experiencing symptoms that indicate an allergy such as asthmatic hives, difficulty breathing, and swelling of your lips, face, or tongue. The early signs of lactic acidosis could become worse as time passes and this disease can become fatal. Seek medical attention immediately in the event that you are experiencing even minor symptoms like muscle pain or weakness as well as numbness or coldness in your legs and arms, difficulty breathing, abdominal pain nausea, vomiting, rapid or irregular heart rate, or dizziness. You may also feel extremely tired or weak.See your doctor right away If you suffer from:

  • Severe dizziness, fainting, fast or pounding heartbeats;

  • Vision change;

  • Extreme thirst or increased urination;

intense discomfort in your stomach, which reaches your back nausea and vomiting, high heart rate, easy bleeding, unusual bruises (nose vagina, mouth, or the rectum), and red or purple areas of skin. Penis erections that are painful or last for more than four hours are indications of a new infection: fever and swelling of the skin, or a cough that is green or yellow mucus liver disorders--nausea and abdomen pain or itching fatigue, lack of appetite dark urine, stools that are clay-colored, and jaundice (yellowing of the eyes or skin); kidney problems: no or little urinary tract infections, pain or difficulty urinating, swelling on your ankles or feet feeling exhausted or sluggish and

Interaction with Other Drugs

This medication can cause harm to the kidneys. This is especially true if you are also taking other medications, such as chemotherapy, antivirals and antibiotics, medications for bowel problems, medicines to stop rejection of organ transplants as well as some arthritis or pain medicines (including aspirin Tylenol, Advil, and Aleve). There may be a need for dose adjustments or special tests when you take any of these medications. Numerous drugs may interfere with AccessPak for HIV PEP Expanded with Kaletra. The interactions may not be described in this article. Discuss with your physician your current medications and all you begin or stop taking, particularly:

  • Any other HIV or AIDS medication;

  • ADHD medicine;

  • Antibiotic or antifungal medication;

  • Heart medicine or blood pressure and heart rhythm medication

  • Insulin or oral diabetes medication

  • leukemia medicine 

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