Kaletra and Dry eyes - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Dry eyes is reported only by a few people who take Kaletra.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Kaletra and have Dry eyes. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 21,685 people who have side effects while taking Kaletra from the FDA, and is updated regularly.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On May, 26, 2023

21,685 people reported to have side effects when taking Kaletra.
Among them, 4 people (0.02%) have Dry eyes.

What is Kaletra?

Kaletra has active ingredients of lopinavir; ritonavir. It is often used in hiv infection. eHealthMe is studying from 21,876 Kaletra users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Dry eyes?

Dry eyes (lack of adequate tears) is found to be associated with 2,676 drugs and 1,969 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Kaletra and Dry eyes reports submitted per year:

Could Kaletra cause Dry eyes?

Time on Kaletra when people have Dry eyes *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Dry eyes when taking Kaletra *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Dry eyes when taking Kaletra *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 100 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Common drugs people take besides Kaletra *:

  1. Acetaminophen: 3 people, 75.00%
  2. Truvada: 3 people, 75.00%
  3. Aspirin: 3 people, 75.00%
  4. Raltegravir: 3 people, 75.00%
  5. Gaviscon: 3 people, 75.00%
  6. Maraviroc: 3 people, 75.00%
  7. Hydroxyzine: 1 person, 25.00%
  8. Alprazolam: 1 person, 25.00%
  9. Atripla: 1 person, 25.00%
  10. Combivir: 1 person, 25.00%

Common side effects people have besides Dry eyes *:

  1. Urination - Painful: 4 people, 100.00%
  2. Eye Pain: 4 people, 100.00%
  3. Abdominal Pain Upper: 4 people, 100.00%
  4. Swallowing Pain Or Burning: 3 people, 75.00%
  5. Nosocomial Infection (infection from hospital): 3 people, 75.00%
  6. Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased: 3 people, 75.00%
  7. Bronchial Disorder: 3 people, 75.00%
  8. Cardiogenic Shock (inadequate circulation of blood): 3 people, 75.00%
  9. Confusional State: 3 people, 75.00%
  10. Consciousness - Decreased: 3 people, 75.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Kaletra and have Dry eyes?

Check whether Dry eyes is associated with a drug or a condition

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on lopinavir; ritonavir (the active ingredients of Kaletra) and Kaletra (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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