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Kaletra Uses - Norvir for HIV/AIDS

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  • Kaletra Uses
    Kaletra is primarily used for treating HIV and AIDS in both adults and children. This page from the eMedTV Web site further explains what the drug is used for, explains how it works, and discusses possible off-label Kaletra uses.
  • Kaletra Warnings and Precautions
    Kaletra can increase triglyceride and cholesterol levels. This eMedTV page lists other possible side effects to look out for while taking Kaletra. Warnings and precautions on who should not take the HIV medication are also included in this article.
  • Lamivudine
    Lamivudine is a prescription drug licensed for treating hepatitis B and HIV or AIDS. This page from the eMedTV archives explains how this medication works, describes its clinical effects, offers dosing tips and guidelines, and more.
  • Lamivudine Dosing
    The recommended lamivudine dose for treating hepatitis B in adults is 100 mg once daily. This eMedTV resource also offers lamivudine dosing guidelines for the treatment of HIV or AIDS and explains how dosing works for children.
  • Lamivudine Drug Information
    This eMedTV Web page provides some basic information on lamivudine, a drug used to treat chronic hepatitis B as well as HIV/AIDS. This section describes the different forms and how often lamivudine is taken, as well as how your dose is figured.
  • Lexiva
    Lexiva is a medicine that is often used as part of an HIV "cocktail" for the treatment of HIV and AIDS. This eMedTV resource describes the effects of this drug, explains when and how to take it, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Lexiva and Breastfeeding
    Women taking Lexiva should avoid breastfeeding to help prevent transmitting HIV to their babies. This eMedTV Web page offers a more in-depth look at Lexiva and breastfeeding, and further explains the risks of nursing if you have HIV or AIDS.
  • Lexiva and Pregnancy
    According to animal studies, Lexiva may not be safe for use during pregnancy. This part of the eMedTV Web site offers more information on Lexiva and pregnancy, and describes the problems that occurred when the drug was given to pregnant rabbits.
  • Lexiva Dosage
    Adults who have taken protease inhibitors before usually take Lexiva 700 mg with Norvir 100 mg twice daily. This eMedTV page also offers Lexiva dosage guidelines for adults who have never taken protease inhibitors and describes dosing for children.
  • Lexiva Drug Information
    Lexiva is a medication used in the treatment of HIV and AIDS. As this eMedTV article explains, it is designed for use in combination with other HIV medications. This resource has more information on Lexiva, with details on how often the drug is taken.
  • Lexiva Drug Interactions
    Calcium channel blockers, paroxetine, and warfarin may cause negative Lexiva drug interactions. As this eMedTV article explains, these interactions can reduce the effectiveness of the drugs or increase your risk for dangerous side effects.
  • Lexiva Overdose
    A Lexiva overdose may cause increased liver enzymes. This article from the eMedTV archives further describes the possible effects of a Lexiva overdose, including factors that may affects symptoms and the various treatment options that are available.
  • Lexiva Side Effects
    Vomiting, fatigue, and headaches are some of the most commonly reported Lexiva side effects. This eMedTV segment lists other side effects that have been reported with Lexiva, including serious side effects that require immediate medical attention.
  • Lexiva Uses
    Lexiva is used for preventing HIV from multiplying and spreading to uninfected cells in the body. This eMedTV Web page discusses Lexiva uses in more detail (including possible off-label uses) and explains how the drug works for treating HIV and AIDS.
  • Lexiva Warnings and Precautions
    Lexiva may cause skin rashes in some people. This eMedTV page lists other side effects that may occur with Lexiva. Warnings and precautions regarding the safety of taking the drug if you have certain medical conditions are also included.
  • Lexivia
    Lexiva is a prescription drug that is used to treat HIV and AIDS. This eMedTV page describes the effects of Lexiva, lists possible side effects that may occur, and links to more information about the drug. Lexivia is a common misspelling of Lexiva.
  • Liposomal Doxorubicin
    If you have multiple myeloma or ovarian cancer, your doctor may recommend liposomal doxorubicin. This eMedTV article describes this type of chemotherapy in detail, explaining how it works, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Liposomal Doxorubicin Dosage
    This eMedTV selection discusses the dosing guidelines for liposomal doxorubicin, explaining the factors that will affect your dose and describing how it is given. This article also talks about what to watch out for while receiving your dosage.
  • Liposomal Doxorubicin Information
    If you have multiple myeloma, your healthcare provider may recommend liposomal doxorubicin. This eMedTV page offers more information on liposomal doxorubicin, listing other conditions it is approved to treat and possible side effects of the drug.
  • Megace
    The prescription drug Megace is licensed for various uses in people with AIDS and certain cancers. This eMedTV Web page describes how this medicine works for specific uses, explains some tips on how to take it, lists possible side effects, and more.
  • Megace 40 Mg
    As this eMedTV page explains, a doctor may prescribe 40 mg of Megace to relieve certain cancer symptoms or to cause weight gain in people with AIDS. This article takes a brief look at some dosing guidelines for this drug and offers a link to more details.
  • Megace 400 Mg
    If you have AIDS, your doctor may prescribe 400 mg of Megace daily to stimulate appetite and weight gain. This eMedTV page examines specific dosing guidelines for this medicine, including amounts prescribed for other uses. It also links to more details.
  • Megace and Breastfeeding
    It is not usually recommended for breastfeeding women to use Megace (megestrol). This eMedTV Web selection takes a look at whether this drug passes through breast milk in humans and what the manufacturer recommends for women who are nursing.
  • Megace and Cancer
    When used for the treatment of breast cancer or endometrial cancer, Megace can help relieve symptoms. This eMedTV page explores this use in more detail, including how the drug works. This page also offers a link to more details on Megace uses.
  • Megace and Depression
    As explained in this eMedTV article, seek immediate medical care if you are taking Megace and develop depression or other changes in mood. This page also discusses how often this side effect occurred during clinical trials and links to more details.
  • Megace and Diarrhea
    Side effects are possible with Megace, and diarrhea is one of the most commonly reported problems. This eMedTV article describes how often this side effect occurred during clinical trials and explains what to do if you develop serious problems.
  • Megace and High Blood Pressure
    Taking Megace may cause high blood pressure in some people. This part of the eMedTV Web site discusses this topic in more detail and explains what to do if you develop serious problems while taking Megace. A link to more side effects is also included.
  • Megace and Irregular Heartbeat
    Call your doctor right away if you are taking Megace and develop an irregular heartbeat. This eMedTV segment explains why this side effect of the medication can be potentially serious. It also offers a link to more information on other side effects.
  • Megace and Pregnancy
    It is known that Megace (megestrol) can harm a fetus during pregnancy. This eMedTV article describes the problems this drug caused during animal studies and why there may be some situations where a doctor may prescribe Megace during pregnancy.
  • Megace and Prostate Cancer
    If you have hot flashes caused by prostate cancer, Megace may help relieve these symptoms. This eMedTV Web page further describes this unapproved use for the drug and provides a link to more detailed information on other possible uses.
  • Megace and Stroke
    This eMedTV resource explains that if you are taking Megace and develop symptoms of a stroke, such as changes in your speech or vision, seek immediate medical treatment. This page lists other possible side effects of this drug and links to more details.
  • Megace Dosage
    Depending on the particular product used, Megace may be taken once a day or several times daily. This eMedTV resource explains how your doctor will determine an appropriate Megace dose to stimulate appetite in people with AIDS or treat certain cancers.
  • Megace Dosing
    As explained in this eMedTV Web article, Megace dosing guidelines will vary, depending on how you respond to the medicine and various other factors. This page looks at these factors that may affect your dosage and offers a link to more details.
  • Megace Drug Interactions
    Taking dofetilide or indinavir with Megace may lead to negative reactions. This selection from the eMedTV Web site examines various drugs and other products that may cause interactions with Megace and how your doctor may help avoid these problems.
  • Megace Elderly
    As explained in this eMedTV article, if elderly people take Megace, they may have an increased risk for side effects. This page explains whether this medicine is safe for use in older adults and why they may need lower Megace dosages.
  • Megace for Hot Flashes
    Men who have prostate cancer and experience hot flashes may receive Megace. However, as this eMedTV segment explains, this would be considered an "off-label" (unapproved) use for the drug. This page discusses this topic and offers a link to more details.
  • Megace for Weight Loss
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, Megace can help reverse weight loss in people with AIDS. This article explains how this drug works to stimulate appetite and covers some dosing instructions. It also links to more information on this drug.
  • Megace Medication Information
    Adults with AIDS, breast cancer, or endometrial cancer may receive a medication called Megace. This eMedTV article contains information on Megace, including how it works, how to take it, and safety concerns. It also links to more details.
  • Megace Oral
    As this eMedTV article explains, Megace is an oral medication prescribed for use in people with AIDS, breast cancer, or endometrial cancer. This Web page examines specific uses of this medication and provides a link to more details.
  • Megace Overdose
    It is possible for someone to take too much Megace (megestrol). This part of the eMedTV Web site describes some of the possible effects of an overdose on this drug. It also outlines some of the various treatment methods that are available.
  • Megace Possible Side Effects
    Headaches, diarrhea, and a rash are some of the possible side effects of Megace. This page of the eMedTV Web library outlines other potential problems associated with this prescription drug. It also provides a link to more detailed information.
  • Megace Side Effects
    Most Megace side effects, such as diarrhea or headaches, are mild and easily treated. However, as this eMedTV Web page explains, this medication can also cause potentially serious complications that may require immediate medical treatment.
  • Megace Tablets
    Available as an oral suspension or tablets, Megace is used to treat AIDS and certain types of cancer. This eMedTV Web page describes the approved uses of this medicine and covers some dosing instructions. It also links to more detailed information.
  • Megace to Increase Appetite
    By increasing appetite, Megace can help cause weight gain in people with AIDS. This eMedTV article takes a closer look at this use of the drug, with details on how Megace can treat anorexia and malnutrition caused by AIDS. It also links to more details.
  • Megace Uses
    Adults who use Megace for AIDS or certain cancers may find that this drug can help treat certain symptoms. This eMedTV Web selection presents a closer look at what Megace is used for, how it works, and the various benefits it can provide.
  • Megace Warnings and Precautions
    If you are pregnant or have certain allergies, you should not take Megace. This eMedTV segment outlines other important warnings and precautions associated with this drug, including details on problems it may cause and who should not take it.
  • Megase
    Megace is prescribed for people who have AIDS, breast cancer, or endometrial cancer. This eMedTV Web selection takes a look at this prescription drug, including specific uses and dosing instructions. Megase is a common misspelling of Megace.
  • Norvir
    Norvir is often prescribed as a "booster" drug to increase the level of other HIV medicines in the blood. This eMedTV article explains how Norvir is used, describes the effects of the medication, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Norvir and Breastfeeding
    Norvir and breastfeeding is generally considered an unsafe combination. As this eMedTV segment explains, women with HIV or AIDS, including those taking Norvir, should avoid breastfeeding because the virus can be transmitted through breast milk.
  • Norvir and Pregnancy
    Based on information from animal studies, Norvir is probably safe for pregnant women. This eMedTV resource provides a more in-depth look at Norvir and pregnancy, and explains whether problems occurred when the drug was given to pregnant animals.
  • Norvir Dosage
    The recommended Norvir dosage for treating HIV or AIDS in adults is 600 mg twice a day. This segment of the eMedTV archives also explains how a doctor determines Norvir dosing for children and offers tips on when and how to take the medicine.
  • Norvir Drug Interactions
    Medicines that may cause Norvir drug interactions include antidepressants, digoxin, and quinine. This eMedTV Web page describes the possible effects of these negative drug interactions and lists other medications that should not be taken with Norvir.
  • Norvir for HIV/AIDS
    A protease inhibitor, Norvir is often used in combination with other medications to treat HIV and AIDS. This eMedTV selection takes a quick look at Norvir and includes a link to more details on its uses.
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