Answers to Questions on Kaletra

What If I Take an Overdose?

It is not known exactly what to expect from an overdose of this medication. Kaletra oral solution contains alcohol, and an overdose with this product could cause alcohol toxicity.
If you happen to take too much Kaletra, seek immediate medical attention.
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How Should Kaletra Be Stored?

Kaletra tablets should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. The oral solution can be kept in the refrigerator or at room temperature, although your pharmacist should store it in the refrigerator. If you choose to keep the oral solution at room temperature, it is only good for two months. Keep both tablets and oral solution in an airtight container.
Keep Kaletra and all other medications out of the reach of children.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

It is very important that you not miss Kaletra doses. If you do not take your dose as scheduled, take the missed dose as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Be sure to tell your healthcare provider if you are having trouble remembering to take your HIV medications.

Strengths of Kaletra

Kaletra comes in the following strengths and forms:
  • Kaletra tablets -- 200 mg of lopinavir and 50 mg of ritonavir per tablet
  • Kaletra oral solution -- 80 mg of lopinavir and 20 mg of ritonavir per mL (equivalent to 400 mg of lopinavir and 100 mg of ritonavir per teaspoonful).

Kaletra Medication Information

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