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Stavudine

STAVUDINE, d4T (STAV yoo deen) is an antiretroviral medicine. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not stop the spread of HIV to others. Compare HIV NRTIs.
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Zerit Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular check ups. Discuss any new symptoms with your doctor. You will need to have important blood work done while on this medicine.

HIV is spread to others through sexual or blood contact. Talk to your doctor about how to stop the spread of HIV.

Do not treat severe stomach pain, nausea or vomiting with over-the-counter medicines. Contact your doctor.

This medicine may affect blood sugar levels. If you have diabetes, check with your doctor or health care professional before you change your diet or the dose of your diabetic medicine.

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Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Burning, numbness, tingling, or painful sensations

chills with fever

tingling, burning, numbness, or pain in the hands or feet

unsteadiness or awkwardness

weakness in the arms, hands, legs, or feet

Less common

Cough

difficulty with swallowing

dizziness

fast heartbeat

hives

itching

joint pain

muscle pain

puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue

shortness of breath

skin rash

tightness in the chest

unusual tiredness or weakness

wheezing

Rare

Nausea and vomiting

stomach pain (severe)

Incidence not known

Abdominal or stomach discomfort or pain

black, tarry stools

bleeding gums

bloating

blood in the urine or stools

blurred vision

chest pain

constipation

darkened urine

decreased appetite

diarrhea

difficulty with moving

dry mouth

fast, shallow breathing

fever

flushed, dry skin

fruit-like breath odor

general feeling of discomfort

general tiredness and weakness

increased hunger

increased thirst

increased urination

indigestion

light-colored stools

loss of appetite

loss of consciousness

muscle cramping, pains, or stiffness

painful or difficult urination

pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back

pale skin

pinpoint red spots on the skin

shakiness and unsteady walk, unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination

sleepiness

sore throat

sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth

sweating

swollen glands

swollen joints

troubled breathing

unexplained weight loss

unusual bleeding or bruising

yellow eyes or skin

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Headache

loss of appetite

weight loss

Less common

Difficulty with sleeping

lack of strength or energy

stomach pain (mild)

Incidence not known

Gaining weight around your neck, upper back, breast, face, or waist

sleeplessness

unable to sleep

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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