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STAVIR 30MG CAPSULE

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MRP: Rs. 35.31 for 1 strip(s) (10 capsules each)
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Composition for STAVIR

Stavudine(30 mg)

food interaction for STAVIR

alcohol interaction for STAVIR

pregnancy interaction for STAVIR

lactation interaction for STAVIR

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Stavir 30mg capsule empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for STAVIR

Stavudine(30 mg)

Uses

Stavir 30mg capsule is used in the treatment of HIV infection.

How it works

Stavir 30mg capsule belongs to a group of drugs called as nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs). It works by inhibiting multiplication of viruses thus decreasing their levels in the infected patient.

Common side effects

Nerve injury, Pain, Numbness of extremity, Acne-like rash, Burning sensation, Tingling sensation, Diarrhoea, Headache, Movement disorder

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Expert advice for STAVIR

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for STAVIR

Stavudine

Q.What is stavudine used for?
Stavudine is used to prevent the spread of HIV or its related illness in the infected patient.

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Content on this page was last updated on 18 February, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)