lopinavir/ritonavir solution - oral, Kaletra (cont.)
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center. Symptoms of overdose may include: numbness or tingling in the arms/hands/legs/feet, a change in amount of urine, severe drowsiness/dizziness, loss of consciousness, shallow breathing.Due to the high alcohol content of lopinavir/ritonavir solution, children accidentally drinking the medication may have a serious, possibly fatal reaction. If a child accidentally drinks this product, contact your poison control center or emergency room immediately.
NOTES: Do not share this medication with others.Keep all medical and laboratory appointments. Laboratory and/or medical tests (such as liver function, blood count, blood cholesterol/triglyceride levels, blood sugar) should be performed periodically to monitor your progress or check for side effects. Consult your doctor for more details.Lopinavir/ritonavir is available in tablets, capsules, and oral solution. Do not switch types of this medication without instructions on how to do so by your doctor.
MISSED DOSE: If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.
STORAGE: Store in the refrigerator. If stored at room temperature, the US product should be used within 2 months and the Canadian product should be used within 6 weeks. Avoid exposure to high heat. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from children and pets.Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details.
Information last revised March 2013. Copyright(c) 2013 First Databank, Inc.
Last Editorial Review: 4/16/2014
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