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Generic: zalcitabine
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It is used with other medicines to treat HIV
               



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What should I watch for while using this medicine?

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.

What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • breathing difficulties
  • chest pain or palpitations
  • dark urine
  • dizziness or fainting
  • fever or chills, sore throat
  • general ill feeling or flu- like symptoms
  • light- colored stools
  • loss of appetite
  • nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, unusual stomach upset or pain
  • pain, tingling, numbness in the hands or feet
  • swelling of the legs or ankles
  • right upper belly pain
  • unusually weak or tired
  • yellowing of the eyes or skin

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • muscle and joint pain
  • sores in the mouth or throat
  • weight gain around waist, back, or thinning of face, arms, legs

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children.

Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

               
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