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Stavir 40mg Capsule

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Composition for Stavir 40mg Capsule

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Primary uses of Stavir 40mg Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Stavir Capsule

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Uses of Stavir Capsule

Stavir 40mg Capsule is used in the treatment of HIV infection.
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Stavir Capsule side effects

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. Stavir 40mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.

How Stavir Capsule works

Stavir 40mg 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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Stavir Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Stavir Capsule
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Stavir 40mg 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.
Lactation
Stavir 40mg Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Stavir 40mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Stavir 40mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Stavir 40mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Stavir 40mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Stavir 40mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking Stavir 40mg Capsule. You may need to stop taking this medicine.

What if you miss a dose of Stavir Capsule?uses

If you miss a dose of Stavir 40mg Capsule, 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Stavir Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Stavudine

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Stavir with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Stavir with Valacyclovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Valacyclovir: Zimivir, Valcet, Valtoval, Valamac
Stavir with Ribavirin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ribavirin: Rebetol
Stavir with Allopurinol
LIFE-THREATENING
Stavir with Acyclovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Stavir with Valganciclovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Valganciclovir: Cymgal, Cmvee, Valgacel, Valcept, Valgan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ganciclovir Topical: Gancigel
Stavir with Famciclovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Famciclovir: Virax FC, Famcimac, Famtrex, Penvir
Stavir with Ganciclovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ganciclovir: Ganguard, Cytogan, Gavir
Stavir with Acyclovir Topical
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Acyclovir Topical: Virucid, Acyclovir
Stavir with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Stavir with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Stavir with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab
Stavir with Clobazam
SERIOUS
Stavir with Nalbuphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nalbuphine: Rubuphine, Nalfy, Nacphin
Stavir with Netilmicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Netilmicin: Netilmac, Netsafe, Netspan, Ntn, Netromycin, Netilcin
Stavir with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Emgard, Phenotone, Epitan
Stavir with Tobramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tobramycin: Tobo, Tobrasulf, Toracin, Tobamist
Stavir with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Stavir with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Zepox, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel, Anxizide, Librate, Serelib, Tribrium, Cebrum
Stavir with Nicergoline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nicergoline: Cholergol, Sermion, Nicerbium
Stavir with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Stavir with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Stavir with Streptomycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Streptomycin: Ambistryn-S, Streptomycin
Stavir with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin
Stavir with Etizolam
SERIOUS
Stavir with Kanamycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Kanamycin: Kanamac, Kancin

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