AccessPak for HIV PEP Expanded with Kaletra Side Effects
Generic Name: emtricitabine / lopinavir / ritonavir / tenofovir
Note: This page contains information about the side effects of emtricitabine / lopinavir / ritonavir / tenofovir. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name AccessPak for HIV PEP Expanded with Kaletra.
Applies to emtricitabine / lopinavir / ritonavir / tenofovir: oral kit
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking emtricitabine / lopinavir / ritonavir / tenofovir: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Some people develop lactic acidosis while taking this medicine. Early symptoms may get worse over time and this condition can be fatal. Get emergency medical help if you have even mild symptoms such as: muscle pain or weakness, numb or cold feeling in your arms and legs, trouble breathing, stomach pain, nausea with vomiting, fast or uneven heart rate, dizziness, or feeling very weak or tired.
Call your doctor at once if you have:
severe dizziness, fainting, fast or pounding heartbeats;
increased urination or extreme thirst;
penis erection that is painful or lasts longer than 4 hours;
signs of new infection such as fever, chills, skin lesions, or cough with yellow or green mucus;
severe pain in your upper stomach spreading to your back, nausea and vomiting, fast heart rate;
loss of appetite, itching, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);
easy bruising, unusual bleeding (nose, mouth, vagina, or rectum), purple or red pinpoint spots under your skin;
swelling, rapid weight gain, feeling short of breath, little or no urinating; or
severe skin reaction -- fever, sore throat, swelling in your face or tongue, burning in your eyes, skin pain, followed by a red or purple skin rash that spreads (especially in the face or upper body) and causes blistering and peeling.
Common side effects may include:
mild skin rash;
diarrhea, upset stomach;
headache, mild dizziness;
sleep problems (insomnia), strange dreams;
runny or stuffy nose; or
changes in the shape or location of body fat (especially in your arms, legs, face, neck, breasts, and waist).
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
Not all side effects for AccessPak for HIV PEP Expanded with Kaletra may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.
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