Medicine : Stv (30mg)

Name:Stv (30mg)
Manufacturer:Mcneil & Argus Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Generic Use:Stavudine
Substitutes:virostav (30mg) , stadin (30mg) , stavir (30mg) , stadine (30mg) , stag (30mg) , stavex (30mg) , stv (40mg) , stv (30mg)

Generic ( Stavudine )

Typical use Of Stavudine :HIV Infection.
Mechanism of action of Stavudine :Stavudine Inhibits The Activity Of HIV-1 Reverse Transcriptase (RT) Both By Competing With The Natural Substrate DGTP And By Its Incorporation Into Viral DNA.
Drug Interaction of Stavudine :Zidovudine Prevents The Conversion Of Stavudine To Its Active Form (stavudine Triphosphate) And This Reduces The Action Of Stavudine Against The HIV Virus. Therefore Stavudine Should Not Be Combined With Zidovudine.
Side effects of Stavudine :Flatulence, Dizziness, Headache, Drowsiness, Fatigue, Anorexia, Diarrhea, Fever, Myalgia, Anxiety, Dyspnea, Rashes, Urticaria, Depression, Cough, Arthralgia, Nausea And Vomiting, GI Disturbance, Abnormal Dreams.


How Stavudine will impact on Pregnancy ?

Experiences Of Drug Use And Evidence From Studies In Pregnant Women Have Shown Risk To Fetus. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Stavudine will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Contraindicated: The Drug Should Not Be Used By Breastfeeding Women, As Evidences From Studies Have Shown That There Is A High Risk Of Causing Significant Damage To Infants.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Stavudine

No Studies Found