Manufacturer: Emcure (ARV)
Trade name: Emletra
Strength: Lopinavir 200 mg, Ritonavir 50 mg
Active ingredient: Lopinavir, Ritonavir
Category: Ritonavir belongs to protease Inhibitors. Lopinavir is an antiretroviral of the protease inhibitor class.
Pregnancy category: Ritonavir and Lopinavir belongs to US FDA pregnancy category C.
Uses: Emletra tablet is used to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. It is used along with other medicines to treat HIV infections.
How to use: Take Emletra tablet with food. This medicine is not for cure HIV infection. Birth control pills are not effective while you are using ritonavir, to prevent pregnancy use extra form of birth control like condoms. To check the side effects perform the lab test and show to your doctor.
Side Effects: Diarrhea, nausea and vomiting, heartburn, stomach ache, headache, dizziness, tiredness
Dosage: Usual adult dose for HIV infection: Lopinavir 400 mg and ritonavir 100 mg orally twice a day.
Written by: : healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: August 6th, 2016
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