What is Zerit?
This antiviral medication Stavudine is used for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that causes AIDS. This drug prevents HIV cells from multiplying in the body. It is only for the treatment of HIV; it is not meant to cure the condition.
This medicine can cause serious or life-threatening effects on your liver and pancreas. Tell your doctor immediately even if you are having mild symptoms of liver or pancreas disorder. Do not take Zerit together with any other HIV medication that includes zidovudine.
How to Take Stavudine?
Take this drug in the amount your doctor tells you to. Stavudine is usually taken once in every 12 hours. Tell your doctor if you have any changes in weight. The dosage of Stavudine is based on weight. HIV or Aids is generally treated with a combination of drugs. Take all of them as prescribed by your doctor.
Stavudine Side Effects
An emergency medical aid should be sought if you have side effects such as , muscle weakness or pain, dizziness, light-headedness, tiredness, numb or cold feeling in your arms and legs, fast or irregular heartbeat, trouble breathing and severe pain in your upper abdomen.
Zerit is available online. You can order a bottle of Zerit there and avail its free home delivery.
Indian Brand = Stavir Strength = 30mg, Packaging= Blister Manufacturer= Cipla
USA BRAND= Zerit Generic Name = Stavudine