6 patient evaluations for Lopinavir-ritonavir (LPV/r)

Sep 15, 2004 (Started Jun 30, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 6 x 400 mg-100 mg/5 mL Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 6, 2008 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (diarrhea, tiredness, metallic taste in mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 6 x 200 mg-50 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: metallic taste in mouth, tiredness, diarrhea

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 26, 2009 (Started Jul 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nausea, diarrhea, decreased appetite, headaches, tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 400 mg-100 mg/5 mL Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: tiredness, nausea, headaches, diarrhea, decreased appetite

May 1, 2009 (Started Jul 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nausea, diarrhea, decreased appetite, headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 400 mg-100 mg/5 mL Daily
Advice & Tips: Use a weekly or monthly pill box to make it easier to remember to take your pills and also makes it easier to grab all the pills you need rather than one bottle at a time.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: tiredness, nausea, headaches, diarrhea, decreased appetite

Aug 1, 2006 (Started Jul 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV))
  • Side effects
    Severe (nausea, diarrhea, decreased appetite, headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 400 mg-100 mg/5 mL Daily
Advice & Tips: Stick with it; within about 6 weeks it all evened out nicely.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: tiredness, nausea, headaches, diarrhea, decreased appetite

  • 0 helpful marks
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