STAVUDINE



Stavudine Capsules


Indication:


This drug is used with other HIV medications to help control HIV infection. It helps to decrease the amount of HIV in your body so your immune system can work better. This lowers your chance of getting HIV complications (such as new infections, cancer) and improves your quality of life. Stavudine belongs to a class of drugs known as nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTI).



Brand name:Stavudine Capsules

Active Ingeridents:Stavudine

Company Name:Aurobindo

Package:60 Capsules per bottle

Strength :30mg

Mechanism of action:


Stavudine inhibits the activity of HIV-1 reverse transcriptase (RT) both by competing with the natural substrate dGTP and by its incorporation into viral DNA.


Dosage and Administration:


Use Stavudine as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

  • Stavudine comes with an extra patient information sheet called a Medication Guide. Read it carefully. Read it again each time you get Stavudine refilled.

  • Take Stavudine by mouth with or without food.

  • Continue to take Stavudine even if you feel well. Do not miss any doses.

  • If you miss a dose of Stavudine, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.

  • Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Stavudine.

Side effects:


All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Changes in body fat; diarrhea; headache; loss of appetite; nausea; vomiting.


Store:


Store Stavudine at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C), in a tightly closed container. Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Stavudine out of the reach of children and away from pets.









Precaution:


Before taking Stavudine, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: pancreatitis, kidney problems, liver problems (such as hepatitis, cirrhosis), nerve problems (such as peripheral neuropathy), alcohol use, gall bladder problems (such as gall stones).




WARNING:


Stavudine is a prescription drug and should be used under proper medical guidance and advice. The information provided here is for general educational purposes only and does not constitute medical or pharmaceutical advice which should be sought from qualified medical and pharmaceutical advisers.



Stavir



Indication:


This drug is used with other HIV medications to help control HIV infection. It helps to decrease the amount of HIV in your body so your immune system can work better. This lowers your chance of getting HIV complications (such as new infections, cancer) and improves your quality of life. Stavudine belongs to a class of drugs known as nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTI).




Brand name:Stavir

Active Ingeridents:Stavudine

Company Name:Cipla

Package:10 Capsules per bottle

Strength :30mg

Mechanism of action:


Stavir (Stavudine) inhibits the activity of HIV-1 reverse transcriptase (RT) both by competing with the natural substrate dGTP and by its incorporation into viral DNA.


Dosage and Administration:


Use Stavir (Stavudine) as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

  • Stavir (Stavudine) comes with an extra patient information sheet called a Medication Guide. Read it carefully. Read it again each time you get Stavudine refilled.

  • Take Stavir (Stavudine) by mouth with or without food.

  • Continue to take Stavir (Stavudine) even if you feel well. Do not miss any doses.

  • If you miss a dose of Stavir (Stavudine), take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.

  • Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Stavir (Stavudine).

Store:


Store Stavir (Stavudine) at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C), in a tightly closed container. Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Stavir (Stavudine) out of the reach of children and away from pets.


Side effects:


All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Changes in body fat; diarrhea; headache; loss of appetite; nausea; vomiting.


Precaution:


Before taking Stavir (Stavudine), tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: pancreatitis, kidney problems, liver problems (such as hepatitis, cirrhosis), nerve problems (such as peripheral neuropathy), alcohol use, gall bladder problems (such as gall stones).


WARNING:


Stavir (Stavudine) is a prescription drug and should be used under proper medical guidance and advice. The information provided here is for general educational purposes only and does not constitute medical or pharmaceutical advice which should be sought from qualified medical and pharmaceutical advisers.



Stavir



Indication:


This drug is used with other HIV medications to help control HIV infection. It helps to decrease the amount of HIV in your body so your immune system can work better. This lowers your chance of getting HIV complications (such as new infections, cancer) and improves your quality of life. Stavudine belongs to a class of drugs known as nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTI).




Brand name:Stavir

Active Ingeridents:Stavudine

Company Name:Cipla

Package:10 Capsules per bottle

Strength :40mg

Mechanism of action:


Stavir (Stavudine) inhibits the activity of HIV-1 reverse transcriptase (RT) both by competing with the natural substrate dGTP and by its incorporation into viral DNA.


Dosage and Administration:


Use Stavir (Stavudine) as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

  • Stavir (Stavudine) comes with an extra patient information sheet called a Medication Guide. Read it carefully. Read it again each time you get Stavudine refilled.
  • Take Stavir (Stavudine) by mouth with or without food.
  • Continue to take Stavir (Stavudine) even if you feel well. Do not miss any doses.
  • If you miss a dose of Stavir (Stavudine), take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.
  • Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Stavir (Stavudine).

Store:


Store Stavir (Stavudine) at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C), in a tightly closed container. Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Stavir (Stavudine) out of the reach of children and away from pets.


Side effects:


All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Changes in body fat; diarrhea; headache; loss of appetite; nausea; vomiting.


Precaution:


Before taking Stavir (Stavudine), tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: pancreatitis, kidney problems, liver problems (such as hepatitis, cirrhosis), nerve problems (such as peripheral neuropathy), alcohol use, gall bladder problems (such as gall stones).


WARNING:


Stavir (Stavudine) is a prescription drug and should be used under proper medical guidance and advice. The information provided here is for general educational purposes only and does not constitute medical or pharmaceutical advice which should be sought from qualified medical and pharmaceutical advisers.



Zerit



Indication:


This drug is used with other HIV medications to help control HIV infection. It helps to decrease the amount of HIV in your body so your immune system can work better. This lowers your chance of getting HIV complications (such as new infections, cancer) and improves your quality of life. Stavudine belongs to a class of drugs known as nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTI).




Brand name:Zerit

Active Ingeridents:Stavudine

Company Name:Bristol-Myers Squibb

Package:60 capsules

Strength :40mg

Mechanism of action:


Zerit (Stavudine) inhibits the activity of HIV-1 reverse transcriptase (RT) both by competing with the natural substrate dGTP and by its incorporation into viral DNA.


Dosage and Administration:


Use Zerit (Stavudine) as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

  • Zerit (Stavudine) comes with an extra patient information sheet called a Medication Guide. Read it carefully. Read it again each time you get Stavudine refilled.

  • Take Zerit (Stavudine) by mouth with or without food.

  • Continue to take Zerit (Stavudine) even if you feel well. Do not miss any doses.

  • If you miss a dose of Zerit (Stavudine), take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.

  • Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Zerit (Stavudine).

Store:


Store Zerit (Stavudine) at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C), in a tightly closed container. Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Zerit (Stavudine) out of the reach of children and away from pets.


Side effects:


All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Changes in body fat; diarrhea; headache; loss of appetite; nausea; vomiting.


Precaution:


Before taking Zerit (Stavudine), tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: pancreatitis, kidney problems, liver problems (such as hepatitis, cirrhosis), nerve problems (such as peripheral neuropathy), alcohol use, gall bladder problems (such as gall stones).


WARNING:


Zerit (Stavudine) is a prescription drug and should be used under proper medical guidance and advice. The information provided here is for general educational purposes only and does not constitute medical or pharmaceutical advice which should be sought from qualified medical and pharmaceutical advisers.