ALLTERA

DESCRIPTION

  • Composition : Lopinavir and Ritonavir
  • Manufacturer: Mylan
  • Indication: Anti HIV
  • Packaging: Bottle
  • Dosage Form: Tablet

PACKAGE

  • 200mg
  • 50mg
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Brand name – Alltera
Generic name – Ritonavir/Lopinavir
Manufacturer – Mylan Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Strength – 50mg/200mg
Dosage – Tablet (Oral administration)
Packaging – Bottle
Indication – HIV infection
Prescription needed – Yes

Description
Alltera (Ritonavir/Lopinavir) tablet is a prescription medicine. It is used in the treatment of HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) infection. It boosts up the immunity to fight against the virus and manage AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome). It slows the growth of the virus in the body and reduces HIV-related symptoms, thereby improving the lifespan of individuals. However, it is not a permanent cure for HIV. It increases the CD4 cell (white blood cells that protect against infection) count in the blood. This medicine is available at the best price in India.

Pharmacodynamics
Ritonavir:- An HIV protease inhibitor that interferes with the reproductive cycle of HIV. It was initially developed as an independent antiviral agent. It has been shown to possess advantageous properties in combination regimens with low-dose ritonavir and other protease inhibitors. Ritonavir is now more commonly used as a booster of other protease inhibitors and is available in both liquid formulation and as capsules.

Lopinavir:- An antiretroviral protease inhibitor that inhibits the activity of an enzyme critical for the HIV viral lifecycle. It has a propensity for participating in drug interactions. It is an inhibitor of the HIV-1 protease enzyme.

Usage Of Medicine
Alltera tablet is a combination of two antiretroviral agents namely Ritonavir and Lopinavir. This medicine is available in the strength of 50mg/200mg in the form of tablets for oral administration. It is important to take this medicine regularly at the right time for better efficacy. Also, it is advisable to not miss a dose. Make sure to report the side effects to the doctor (if any).

Interactions
Medicine interactions should be discussed with the healthcare provider before taking the Alltera (Ritonavir/Lopinavir) tablet.

Interaction With Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Make sure to consult your healthcare provider before its consumption.

Interaction With Medicine
Rosuvastatin

Alprazolam

Atorvastatin

Acarbose

Carbamazepine

Erythromycin

Fluoxetine

Midazolam

Interaction With Disease
Hemophilia

Cardiovascular disease

Diabetes Mellitus

Liver Disease

Contraindication
Alltera (Ritonavir/Lopinavir) tablet is not indicated to patients having a known allergy to any of the active or/and inactive ingredients.

This tablet is not indicated to patients who are known to be hypersensitive.

Alltera (Ritonavir/Lopinavir) tablet is not indicated to patients suffering from a severe impairment of liver function.

Alternate Brands
Ritocom

Emletra

Lopimune

Hivus-LR

Aluvia

Following are the side effects of Alltera tablet. Note that there can be other side effects also. Therefore, it is advisable to consult a medical practitioner if side effects occur or last longer than usual.

Headache

Nausea

Vomiting

Skin rash

Peripheral neuropathy

Blurred vision

Dizziness

Drowsiness

Constipation

Indigestion

Stomach ache

Feeling of warmth or heat

Redness on the skin

Increased liver enzymes

Taste change

Normal Dose
Take Alltera (Ritonavir/Lopinavir) tablet exactly as prescribed by the doctor for better efficacy without increasing or decreasing the dose strength. Swallow the tablet as a whole with water, without breaking, cutting, or chewing it.

Missed Dose
It is advisable to not skip a dose. If you miss a dose, make sure to take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is already the time for your next scheduled dose, skip the missed dose and take the scheduled dose. Also, make sure to not increase the dose strength to catch up with the missed dose.

Overdose
It is advisable to not overdose. In case of overdose, be sure to consult your healthcare professional immediately.

Pregnancy Or Breastfeeding
It is advisable to consult the healthcare provider before the consumption of Alltera (Ritonavir/Lopinavir) tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding because this medicine may harm the baby.

Driving
After the consumption of Alltera (Ritonavir/Lopinavir) tablet, it is advisable to avoid driving or operating heavy machinery if side effects (like blurred vision, lack of concentration) occur.

Liver Or Kidney Disease
It is advisable to administer Alltera (Ritonavir/Lopinavir) tablet with utmost caution in the patients having a known liver or/and kidney disease.

Medical History
Make sure to consult your healthcare provider regarding your medical history, medicines you already take (including supplements), and your current medical condition before consuming Alltera (Ritonavir/Lopinavir) tablet.

DESCRIPTION

  • Composition : Lopinavir and Ritonavir
  • Manufacturer: Mylan
  • Indication: Anti HIV
  • Packaging: Bottle
  • Dosage Form: Tablet

PACKAGE

  • 200mg
  • 50mg
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