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What is Zerit (Stavudine)?
When combined with other types of ART medications, this medicine is able to treat HIV. Produced in the form of capsules, Zerit comes in two strengths: 30mg and 40mg. Zerit is the brand name of Stavudine.
How does Zerit work?
Recognized as a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI), this medicine is capable of stopping the workings of HIV. It diminishes the number of viruses that is active in the person’s blood. Additionally, Zerit also acts by hindering the virus’ ability to replicate. Furthermore, it deters AIDS from emerging.
Indicated in a prescription is the accurate dosage while also observing the following:
A patients’ age and bodyweight
Other health conditions that he/she are having
Other kinds of medicines he/she are taking
50 mg or 80 mg - to be consumed daily
Patients who weigh 60 kgs
1 mg per day
How to take it?
Take orally with or without food, as you prefer. Your physician will guide you during this process. Follow your doctor’s instructions as they know the right path to recovery. Should you have known hypersensitivity to the medicine, remind your doctor about this.
Stavudine Side Effects
Like all medications, Zerit has potential side effects you should be aware of. Consult your doctor if you experience any of these adverse reactions.