Buy Stavir 40mg Online
Stavir 40 mg contains Stavudine as an active medicinal substance. Stavudine is a synthetic nucleoside, analog of deoxythymidine with potent antiretroviral activity. It is used along with other antiretroviral agents to treat human immunodeficiency syndrome or HIV-1 infection. Stavudine is an FDA-approved drug prescribed for the treatment of HIV-1 in infants, children, and adults.
WHAT IS THE USE OF STAVIR 40 MG CAPSULES ?
Stavudine is used for treatment of HIV infection when used in combination with other medicines.
How it works
Stavudine belongs to a group of drugs called as nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs). It works by inhibiting multiplication of viruses thus decreasing their levels in the infected patient.
What is Stavudine?
Stavudine is an antiviral drug that prevents the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) virus from multiplying in the body. This medication is used in the treatment of HIV/AIDS. Stavudine will however, not cure the body of HIV. This medication is sold under various trade names, a couple of which are Zerit and Stavir (made by Cipla).
Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)
Adult: PO – The recommended dose is 30 mg for people who have less than 60kg body weight. Greater than 60 kg/BW: 40 mg two times per day.
Before taking Stavudine
Before taking Stavudine, take care of all precautions mentioned above. Discuss them with your doctor and clear all doubts which you may have about this drug.
How should I take Stavudine?
Take Stavudine HIV/AIDS medication (Zerit, Stavir) strictly according to your doctor’s direction or according to the instructions on the medication label. Do not alter the dosage unless your doctor advises you to do so. Also, do not take this medication after the prescribed period is over. All medications come with a patient leaflet. Refer the instructions in them for detailed information on that particular medication.
You may take Stavudine with or without food. This medicine is taken once every 12 hours normally. Maintain a fixed dosing schedule to ensure the proper amount of medicine in your body. HIV/AIDS is usually treated with a combination of drugs. Always take the prescribed drugs as directed by your doctor. Store this medication in a cool and dry place.
What are Side effects of Stavir?
Like other medicines, Stavir may cause adverse effects. Seek medical attention, in case the following troubles arise:
Some adverse effects of Stavir can be serious. Visit the doctor immediately, in the following situations.
- Difficulty moving your hands and feet
- Burning, tingling, numbness in the hands or feet
- Pain in the hands and feet
What if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose of Stavudine, take it as soon as you remember. Don’t take the missed dose if the time to take the next dose is almost up. Taking multiple doses near to each other can lead to excess medication in your body which can be harmful.
What if I overdose?
In case of an overdose of Stavudine, get emergency medical attention or call the Doctor immediately.
What medications interact with Stavir?
The following medicines should be avoided, in case doctor recommends you Stavir to avoid possible drug interactions.
- Zidovudine or (AZT)
Warnings and Precautions for Stavir (40 mg)
- Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver or kidney disease, sugar, elderly, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
- Monitor patients for development of peripheral neuropathy.
- Redistribution/accumulation of body fat including central obesity may occur.
Other Precautions for Stavir (40 mg)
Avoid excess dosage.
How should Stavir be stored?
Do not forget to see the expiry date of the product.
- Keep the drug reach out of children.
- Store the medicine at a room temperature, away from heat and moisture.
- It should not be given to anybody, even if they have the same problems.
- Always keep the written record of your medications.
- Avoid freezing the capsules.
Frequently asked questions
Can stavudine be used during pregnancy?
Stavudine should only be used if the potential benefits justify the potential risk to the baby. Please follow your doctor’s advice regarding its use.
Can stavudine be used during breastfeeding?
Stavudine is not safe for the baby and should not be used by women who are breastfeeding. HIV infected women should not breastfeeding their infant due to risk of HIV transmission. Consult your doctor before taking the drug.
What is stavudine used for?
Stavudine is used to prevent the spread of HIV or its related illness in the infected patient.