What is Stavudine?

CAS no.: 3056-17-5

Molecular Formula:C10H12N2O4

Molecular Weight: 224.21

Stavudine (d4T), awash beneath the cast name Zerit a part of others, is an antiretroviral medication acclimated to anticipate and amusement HIV/AIDS. It is of the nucleoside analog reverse-transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI) class. It is acclimated in aggregate antiretroviral analysis (ART) in resource-constrained countries due to its low cost.

Stavudine is on the World Bloom Organization’s List of Essential Medicines, the a lot of important medication bare in a basal bloom system. WHO now recommends it be phased out to due to top toxicity levels. Until an affordable another is accessible it is recommended that the dosage be bargain to abate austere ancillary effects. A 2015 Cochrane analysis begin no bright advantage amid top and low dosage regimens.

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