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Lopinavir-Ritonavir

lopinavir-ritonavir
Lopinavir and ritonavir is a combination antiviral medicine used to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the virus that can cause acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Lopinavir and ritonavir is for use in adults and children who are at least 14 days old. Lopinavir and ritonavir may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
lopinavir-ritonavir
DRUG TYPE
protease inhibitors

Frequently Asked Questions

Tell your doctor about all your current medicines and any you start or stop using. Many drugs can interact, and some drugs should not be used together.

Lopinavir and ritonavir can cause a serious heart problem. Call your doctor at once if you have fast or pounding heartbeats, fluttering in your chest, shortness of breath, and sudden dizziness (like you might pass out).

Tell your doctor if you have signs of liver or pancreas problems: loss of appetite, upper stomach pain (that may spread to your back), nausea or vomiting, itching, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes).

Similar Drugs

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Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Lopinavir-Ritonavir liquid 400 mg-100 mg/5 mL

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