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Lopinavir / Ritonavir

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Antiretroviral Agent Kaletra® Adult, Children

Lopinavir / Ritonavir - Side Effects, Precautions, and Contraindications

What side effects can Lopinavir / Ritonavir cause?

Nausea and vomiting are common, and may be prevented by eating small frequent meals or sucking on candy. Headaches and pain can be alleviated with mild painkillers e.g. paracetamol. Other common side effects are diarrhoea, rash, dizziness, feeling tired/weakness and difficulty in sleeping.

Inform your doctor if the side effects become severe and bothersome.

Before taking Lopinavir / Ritonavir , what precautions must I follow?

What food or medicine must I avoid when I take Lopinavir / Ritonavir ?

  • Updated on Wednesday, September 27, 2017
  • Article contributed by Pharmacy Department KK Women's and Children's Hospital

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