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What You Need to Know About Stavudine

Stavudine: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking stavudine if you have:
 
  • Liver disease, such as liver failure, cirrhosis, or hepatitis
  • Kidney disease, including kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
     
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Stavudine to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 

Stavudine Dosing Information

The dose of stavudine your healthcare provider recommends will vary depending on a number of factors, including:
 
  • Your age
  • Your weight
  • Other medical conditions you may have
  • Other medications you may currently be taking.
     
As always, do not adjust your stavudine dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
 
(Click Stavudine Dosing for more information.)
 

Drug Interactions With Stavudine

Stavudine can interact with a few other medications (see Drug Interactions With Stavudine).
 

Stavudine for Treating HIV/AIDS

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