What is Stavir 40 mg Capsule ?
Stavir is a prescription medicine that contains Stavudine 40 mg as an active ingredient. Stavir comes in capsule form and its each pack contains 100 capsules. It is manufactured by a well-known pharmacy which is famous around the world by the name of Cipla. Stavudine should only be taken under the supervision of a health care professional. Follow the descriptions given you by your doctor regarding the right medicine, at the right time, and at the right dosage.
How to use Stavir Capsule
How Stavir Capsule works
What are the adverse effects of Stavir 40 mg Capsules ?
Side effects are unwanted effects of a Stavudine 40 mg. Stavir may cause some serious, life-threatening side-effects. It’s important to know the side effects of your medicines so that you know what to do if you get them. Side effects can range from mild to severe and the risk of getting those varies from person to person. The following are some of the side effects that are known to be associated with Stavudine :
Common Side Effects of Stavir Capsules : Headache ; Dizziness ; Itching ; Nausea and vomiting ; Cough ; Rash ; Loss of appetite ; Fever ; tingling or numbness of your hands and feet ; Weight loss ; Indigestion ; Mood changes ; Insomnia ; Abnormal taste sensation etc.
Serious Side Effects of Stavir Capsules : Shortness of breath ; Yellowing of skin and eyes ; Blood in your urine ; Muscle aches or pain ; Fast or irregular heartbeat ; Chest pain (especially when you breathe) ; Trouble speaking or swallowing ; Easy bruising or bleeding ; Dark-colored urine etc.
Warnings and Precautions for Stavir (40 mg)
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver or kidney disease, sugar, elderly, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• Monitor patients for development of peripheral neuropathy.
• Redistribution/accumulation of body fat including central obesity may occur.
What are the storage instructions for Stavir 40 mg ?
Patients must properly store the drug to retain its quality and efficacy. Following storage instructions will be helpful in storing the drug in the best of manner.
- Store Stavudine at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F); excursions permitted to 15° to 40°C (59° to 86°F).
Consider storing your medications separately from your other family members. This will make it less likely that you take the wrong ones by mistake.