Stavir 30mg Capsule

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Composition for Stavir 30mg Capsule

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Primarily used for

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Pregnancy
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Kidney
35.31
₹3.53/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Stavir Capsule

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Uses of Stavir Capsule

Stavir 30mg Capsule is used in the treatment of HIV infection.
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Side effects of Stavir Capsule

Common

Fatigue, Headache, Nausea, Dizziness.

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How to use Stavir Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Stavir 30mg Capsule empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Stavir Capsule works

Stavir 30mg capsule prevents the multiplication of HIV virus in human cells. Thus stops the HIV virus from producing new viruses.

In Depth Information on Stavir Capsule

Expert advice for Stavir Capsule

  • Take stavudine at least one hour before food.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery while taking this drug as it may cause dizziness.
  • Tell your doctor before taking the stavudine if you have liver or kidney disease, peripheral neuropathy (numbness, tingling and pain in the limbs) or pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas) or if you are lactose-intolerant.
  • Inform your doctor before taking stavudine if you are taking other medications like zidovudine, didanosine, doxorubicin, hydroxyurea, or ribavirin.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you notice problems with pancreas or liver function or suffer from symptoms of lactic acidosis (you can have nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain, loss of appetite, weight loss, rapid and/or deep breathing, neurological symptoms).
  • Avoid drinking alcohol while taking stavudine as it may worsen the side effects.
  • Take necessary precautions while using stavudine to prevent the spread of HIV to others.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Stavir 30mg Capsule
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Stavir 30mg Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Stavir 30mg Capsule should be used with caution during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.

WHO guidelines recommends that all nursing mothers in developing countries should continue the treatment and exclusively breastfeed their infants for 6 months.
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Driving
Stavir 30mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Patients may experience dizziness and/or somnolence, and they should avoid driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Stavir 30mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Dose adjustment is required in patients with underlined renal diseases. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Herperax 200mg Tablet, Valgaids 450mg Tablet, Avery 300mg Tablet, Tramazac HP 50mg Injection

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Stavudine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Stavir 30mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Stavudine

Stavir is used to prevent the spread of HIV or its related illness in the infected patient.

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