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Generic Name: stavudine  |  Brand Name: Zerit

Brand Names: Zerit Xr, Zerit

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  • Lactic acidosis and severe hepatomegaly with steatosis (including some fatalities) reported rarely in patients receiving nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs) alone or in conjunction with other antiretrovirals. (See Lactic Acidosis and Severe Hepatomegaly with Steatosis under Cautions.)
  • Fatal lactic acidosis reported in pregnant women receiving stavudine and didanosine with other antiretrovirals. Stavudine in conjunction with didanosine should be used with caution in pregnant women and only if potential benefits outweigh potential risks. (See Pregnancy under Cautions.)
  • Fatal and nonfatal pancreatitis reported in patients receiving stavudine and didanosine with or without hydroxyurea. (See Pancreatitis under Cautions.)


FDA approved a REMS for stavudine to ensure that the benefits of a drug outweigh the risks. However, FDA later rescinded REMS requirements. See the FDA REMS page ([Web]) or the ASHP REMS Resource Center ([Web]).

BMS 1966 30 | 30 mgBMS 1966 30   30 mg
bottle, 60 each Stavudine 30mg, Oral capsule, orange, two-toned, capsule-shaped, side 1:BMS 1966 30
BMS 1967 40 | 40 mgBMS 1967 40   40 mg
bottle, 60 each Stavudine 40mg, Oral capsule, orange, capsule-shaped, side 1:BMS 1967 40
BMS 1965 20 | 20 mgBMS 1965 20   20 mg
bottle, 60 each Stavudine 20mg, Oral capsule, brown, capsule-shaped, side 1:BMS 1965 20
BMS 1964 15 | 15 mgBMS 1964 15   15 mg
bottle, 60 each Stavudine 15mg, Oral capsule, red, yellow, capsule-shaped, side 1:BMS 1964 15
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