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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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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 »

facial wasting on stavudine

Dear SirI am 65 year old I am in medication from more the ten years. Imy medication is sustiva lamivudine + stavudinefrom the last several monts my face is like 100 years old man I been to my doctor to asch if was possible to have facil filler and...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Hello and thanks for posting. The medication in this cocktail that promotes facial thinning is stavudine (d4T, Zerit). If you can find a substitute like tenofovir (Viread) for this medication you may see some improvement in facial Read more »

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 »

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 »
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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... Stavudine React With Other Drugs? What Is Stavudine? Stavudine (Zerit) is a drug used as... Read more »
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La Guía Annual de Medicamentos para el VIH: Zerit (Stavudine, d4T)

...   Nombre de Marca: Zerit Nombre Común: stavudine o d4T Clase: nucleósido análogo (también llamado inhibidor de la transcriptasa reversa del nucleósido, NRTI, siglas en Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approval of Three Generic Stavudine Formulations

... On December 29, 2008 FDA granted approval for three generic fomulations of stavudine. Stavudine is a Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NRTI), which helps keep HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, from reproducing. Read more »
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Abacavir Is Not Associated With the Metabolic Changes Seen in Patients Treated With Stavudine

...Just a few short years ago, the antiretroviral regimen of lamivudine (3TC, Epivir) + stavudine (d4T, Zerit) + efavirenz (EFV, Sustiva, Stocrin) was considered the standard of care for treating HIV infection. Since then, Read more »
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Just started ARV - Insurance, Drug costs, expenses

Posted by ajhope, 1 Reply
...29,000 - I started ARV 2 weeks ago with the following regiments: Nevirapine 200 mg - once a day Lamivudine 150 mg - twice a day Stavudine 30 mg - twice a day After another blood test to make sure that my liver and kidney functions are OK which... Read more »

50% of HIV+ Develop Neurocognitive Impairment

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...to the kinds of specific treatments they received, such as a type of drug called the "D" drugs [didanosine (ddI, Videx) and stavudine (d4T, Zerit)]. Coming back to the brain involvement, we also tried to look at [whether there are] some things... Read more »

Bristol Myers Squibbs: Videx

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Gentlemen, Stay away from Videx it infected my pancreas and made me diabetic, apprantly it does that to a high percentage of people on it or as I also understand kills another hign percentage of them. What does Bristol Myers Squibbs do? Sell death... Read more »

anti virals available

Posted by Anonymous
...My medication recently changed and I have available a 1 month supply of triple therapy Ie. Stavudine 40 mg (60 caps), Nevirapine 200 mg (60 caps) and Kaletra soft gel caps (240 caps) all unopened/sealed If interested contact botmbooy@hotmail.com Read more »