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Author Topic: Missed one dose of Kaletra  (Read 944 times)

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Offline LordBerners

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Missed one dose of Kaletra
« on: September 14, 2013, 11:46:59 AM »
After a year or two of near perfect adherence and undetectable viral loads, yesterday while away on an overnight trip I discovered I had packed the wrong pill bottle - had my tenofovir and lamivudine, but forgot my most important one - Kaletra. 

So, I went back home as soon as I could, taking my morning dose of tenofovir and lamivudine as usual, but missing the Kaletra.  Wasn't able to take it till I got back home for an early dinner at 7:00 pm, so it was a bit over 24 hours between doses instead of the usual and prescribed 12 hours.

As a side note, I'm technically 'resistant' to lamivudine, they just include in my meds because they say it still exerts a beneficial effect with the other two meds.

What do you folks think is the risk of major repercussions from this unfortunate error?
Please, just call me Berners.. or Baron.

Online Jeff G

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Re: Missed one dose of Kaletra
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2013, 12:44:41 PM »
Missing a dose of HIV meds isn't going to cause you problems . Although 100 % adherence is our goal , 95 % works as well , so you will live another day , just watch out for buses .   

 


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