Stavudine Oral Capsule 15Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Stavudine: Oral capsule (15mg)

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Zerit 15mg Cap
Bristol Myers Squibb Co
Pill Identification: BMS 1964 15 

What is this Medicine?

STAVUDINE, d4T (STAV yoo deen) is an antiretroviral medicine. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not stop the spread of HIV to others.

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Stavudine 15mg Capsule

NDC: 003785040
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Stavudine 15mg Capsule

Reported Side Effects for Stavudine 15mg Capsule

Weakness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Large Red Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Enlarged Liver Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Liver Failure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Chills Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Inflamed Pancreas Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Electrolyte Imbalance Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Blood Sugar Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Diabetes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Guillain-Barre Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
High Bilirubin Level Incidence:
<68.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Liver Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
11.0-13.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Amylase Levels Incidence:
14.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
39.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
39.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
40.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
50.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nerve Pain Incidence:
52.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
54.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Stavudine 15mg Capsule

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Stavudine 15mg Capsule(Stavudine)
Marijuana and Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors(Stavudine)
Although an interaction is possible, these drugs may be used together. In therory, side effects from Marijuana, Medical may get worse if you take Anti-retroviral nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs). However, the importance of this interaction is not known. Notify your health care provider if you notice increased fatigue, nausea, vomiting, or any other unusual effects.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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