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How Do I Get A Prescription For Stavudine

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An Overview of Zerit (Stavudine, d4T)

... STAV-yoo-deen Brand Name: Zerit Other Name(s): BMY-27857, Estavudina, d4T Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Stavudine, also known as Zerit or d4T, is a type of medicine called a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI). Stavudine works by disrupting one of the early steps in the HIV life cycle, called reverse transcription. During normal
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Stavudine toxicity

what can used in conjuction with lamivudine, stocrin in place of stavudine?What do we need to do to prevent pre-mature aging of body cells?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...If available and depending on the nature of the problems with stavudine, it is most often switched to tenofovir or abacavir (if HLA B5701 negative or low risk for hypersensitivity reactio) or ziduvudine. Read more »

Can I take Zerit (Stavudine, d4T) with Viread (Tenofovir).

Hi, I just had a quick question. I've been researching everywhere but couldnt find an answer, if I'm taking Zerit (Stavudine, d4T) and Sustiva (Efavirenz, Stocrin), can I take Viread (Tenofovir).Thanks so much for all your help. God bless.
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thank you for your post.While d4T (Zerit) is not routinely used with tenofovir (Viread, Truvada),nor is this a commonly used NRTI backbone to be taken with efavirenz, Read more »

Forgot dose of stavudine (2 hours)

I forgot to take my stavudine dose on time and I ended up taking it 2 hours later. What is the probability of this causing resistance? Is there a window of time to take the missed dose that is relatively safe? Thank you.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Should not be a problem. KH Read more »

GPO-VIR S30

Hello,I am engaed to a lady in Thailand who is HIV+ and is taking a medication called GPO-VIR S30. I am HIV+ myself and have not heard of this particular medication. What can you tell me about its pharmocology and its effectiveness? I did some...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...GPO-VIR S30 is a fixed dose combination of nevirapine (Viramune), lamivudine (Epivir), and stavudine (d4T, Zerit) which is produced I believe by the Government Pharmaceutical Organization in Thailand for about $30 dollars per Read more »
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Zerit

... Common Name: stavudine or d4T Brand Name: Zerit Class: nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs Read more »
The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...similar side effects, combining themmay increase the amount or seriousness of those side effects. For example,combining Zerit (stavudine, d4T) with Videx (didanosine, ddI) may increase the risk of a serious condition calledlactic acidosis (high... Read more »
The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

...in the blood. It is a rare but serious complication of the nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs) such as Zerit (stavudine or d4T) and Videx (didanosine or ddI). Women (especially pregnant women), overweight people, and those with a... Read more »
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Stavudine (Zerit)

... What Is Stavudine? Who Should Take Stavudine? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Stavudine Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Read more »
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