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Who should not take Kaletra tablets?

Do not take Kaletra tablets if you have a known allergy to ritonavir, lopinavir, or any other ingredient in the drug. You should not take Kaletra if you are currently taking sildenafil, rifampin, lovastatin, pimozide, simvastatin, triazolam, oral midazolam, St. John's wort, or any ergot medications, as life-threatening side effects may occur. Do not take this drug while breast-feeding and talk to your doctor about the risks of taking it during pregnancy. If you have taken a protease inhibitor in the past, or if you have diabetes, high cholesterol or triglyceride levels, pancreas problems, a bleeding disorder, liver disease, a heart rhythm disorder, heart disease, or a familial or individual history of Long QT syndrome, you may not be able to take this drug or will need to take special precautions before use.

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