stavudine

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stav·u·dine

 (stăv′yo͝o-dēn′)
n.
An antiviral drug, C10H12N2O4, that is a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor and is used in the treatment of HIV infection. Also called d4T.

[sta-, origin unknown + (zido)vudine.]

stavudine

(ˈstævjʊˌdiːn)
n
(Medicine) an antiviral drug used to treat HIV infections
Translations

stavudine

n estavudina
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The FDA approves Zerit XR, a new once-daily version of Zerit (stavudine), which never comes to market.
ZEST-QD: The ZEST study will see if HIV+ patients with undetectable viral loads (less than 50) can be switched from a twice-daily (or more) HIV medication regimen to once-daily treatment using Zerit XR, Epivir, and Sustiva.