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Virostav (40 mg) (Stavudine) Drug Price and Information

Stavudine (Virostav (40 mg)) is a nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NARTI), prescribed for HIV/AIDS. It blocks the growth of HIV.

Virostav (40 mg) - Consumer Healthcare (Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd)

Virostav (40 mg)  Tablet  

Generic : Stavudine
10 Tablets
Price Updated on August 8, 2019
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Drug information on Virostav (40 mg) (Stavudine) from Consumer Healthcare (Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd)

Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team

Medical condition(s) for which Virostav (40 mg) may be prescribed

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: PO – The recommended dose is 30 mg for people who have less than 60kg body weight. Greater than 60 kg/BW: 40 mg two times per day.

Side effects of Virostav (40 mg)

Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, rash, liver damage and inflammation of pancreas.

How to use Virostav (40 mg)?

It comes as a capsule and liquid to take by mouth with or without food.


When Should Virostav (40 mg) not be taken? (Contraindications)



Warnings and Precautions for Virostav (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.

Other Precautions for Virostav (40 mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Virostav (40 mg)

Keep out of the reach of children. Store away from heat and direct light.
Store the oral solution in refrigerator. However, keep the medicine from freezing.

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