What Are The Uses Of Stavudine?
Stavudine is used in the treatment of following conditions:
- To control HIV infection
- To lower the complications raised due to increase in HIV infection.
What Are The Side Effects Of Stavudine?
The common side effects of stavudine are:
Sometimes severe ( but rare) side effects are:
- Sudden weight loss
- Muscle aches, weakness
- A severe headache, vision changes
- Joint pain
- Paralysis, nerve problems
- Irregular heart beat
- Changes in body fat
Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.
What Are The Contraindications Of Stavudine?
Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
- Hyper sensitivity towards the drug stavudine or any other allergies
- Kidney dialysis
- Liver problems
- Nerve problems