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Stavudine Dosages

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Changing dosage of Stavudine

Now I am an South East Asian living in my country, I have been under the treatment by combination of 3 medicines; Stavudine ( 1 tablet of 40mg after breakfast and diner), Lamivudine ( 1 tablet of 150mg after breakfast and diner), and 3 tablets of...
Susan Little, M.D.

Response from Susan Little, M.D.

University of California San Diego
I cannot be certain, but suspect that the dose of 30 mg twice daily would be adequate for one month if you do not have enough money to purchase new pills to replace those that you lost. If your viral load is being monitored and is undetectable, I... Read more »

Safe to decrease dosage of Zerit ?

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An Overview of Zerit (Stavudine, d4T)

...Stavudine does not cure or prevent HIV infection or AIDS and does not reduce the risk of passing the virus to other people. Dosage Form/Administration Always take this medication as your doctor instructs. Stavudine is taken by mouth, without... Read more »
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Taking Current Antiretroviral Drugs

...restrictions. Cough, fever, upper respiratory infections, rash, sore muscles, abdominal pain, and dizziness. Can be hard on the liver. Dosage depends on other medications being taken. Integrase Inhibitor Drug Daily Pills (Adults)... Read more »
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Epzicom/Kivexa (Abacavir + Lamivudine)

...milligrams (mg) of abacavir (Ziagen) and 300 mg of lamivudine (Epivir, 3TC). Epzicom can be taken with food, or between meals. The dosage of lamivudine should be reduced for people who weigh less than 50 kilograms (110 pounds). People who weigh... Read more »
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Combivir (Zidovudine + Lamivudine)

...of zidovudine (Retrovir, AZT) and 150 mg of lamivudine (Epivir, 3TC). Combivir can be taken with food, or between meals. The dosage of lamivudine should be reduced for people who weigh less than 50 kilograms (110 pounds). People who weigh less... Read more »
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Excessive Mastubation

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