IMPORTANT NOTE: The following information is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed to indicate that use of the drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Consult your healthcare professional before using this drug.
Kaletra Oral Overdose
If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US national poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canadian residents should call their local poison control center directly. Symptoms of overdose may include numbness or tingling in the arms, hands, legs, or feet, a change in amount of urine, severe drowsiness/dizziness, loss of consciousness, or shallow breathing.
Due to the high alcohol content of lopinavir/ritonavir solution, children accidentally drinking the medication may have a serious, possibly fatal reaction. If a child accidentally drinks this product, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately.
Kaletra Oral Missed Dose
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.
Kaletra Oral Notes
To decrease your risk of spreading HIV disease, always use an effective barrier method (e.g., latex condoms/dental dams) during sexual activity. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details.
Do not share this medication with others.
Keep all medical and laboratory appointments. Laboratory and/or medical tests (e.g., liver function, blood counts, blood cholesterol/triglyceride levels, blood sugar) should be performed from time to time to monitor your progress or check for side effects. Consult your doctor for more details.
Lopinavir/ritonavir is available in tablets, capsules and oral solution. Do not switch types of this medication without instructions on how to do so by your doctor.
Kaletra Oral Storage
Refrigerate between 36-46 degrees F (2-8 degrees C) away from light and moisture. If stored at room temperature (77 degrees F or 25 degrees C), this product should be used within 2 months. Avoid exposure to high heat. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medicines away from children and pets.
Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.
CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.
Information last revised June 2011 Copyright(c) 2011 First DataBank, Inc.