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In the US, Stavudine (stavudine systemic) is a member of the drug class nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs) and is used to treat HIV Infection and Nonoccupational Exposure.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antiviral agent

Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI)

Treatment of HIV infection

Chemical Names

1-(2,3-dideoxy-β-D-glycero-pent-2-enofuranosyl)tymine (WHO)

1-[(2R,5S)-5-(hydroxymetyl)-2,5-dihydrofuran-2-yl]-5-metylpyrimidine-2,4(1H,3H)-dione (Ph. Int.)

Foreign Names

  • Stavudinum (Latin)
  • Stavudin (German)
  • Stavudine (French)
  • Estavudina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Sanilvudine (OS: JAN)
  • Stavudine (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • BMY 27857 (IS: Bristol-Myers)
  • d4T (IS)
  • Stavudine (PH: BP 2016, Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4, USP 38)
  • Stavudinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Names

  • Ai Fu Ding
    Wujing Medicine, China
  • Aspen Stavudine
    Aspen, Tanzania; Pharmacare, South Africa
  • Ciplatriomune (Stavudine and Lamivudine, + Nevirapine (pediatric))
    Biotoscana, Colombia
  • Emduo (Stavudine and Lamivudine)
    Emcure, India
  • Emduo-JR (Stavudine and Lamivudine (pediatric))
    Emcure, India
  • Emduo-N (Stavudine and Lamivudine, + Nevirapine)
    Emcure, India
  • Emtri (Stavudine and Lamivudine, + Nevirapine)
    Emcure, India
  • Emtri JR (Stavudine and Lamivudine, + Nevirapine (pediatric))
    Emcure, India
  • Estavudina
    Humax Pharmaceutical, Colombia
  • Estavudina Delta Farma
    Delta Farma, Argentina
  • GPO-VIR S30 (Stavudine and Lamivudine, + Nevirapine)
    GPO, Thailand
  • Lamistar (Stavudine and Lamivudine)
    Hetero, India
  • Lamitec-S (Stavudine and Lamivudine)
    Zifam India, Myanmar
  • Lamostad (Stavudine and Lamivudine)
    Alkem, India
  • Lion
    Filaxis, Argentina
  • Mai Si Ting
    Meijisi Pharmaceutical, China
  • Nevilast (Stavudine and Lamivudine, + Nevirapine)
    Hetero, India
  • Nevilast Baby (Stavudine and Lamivudine, + Nevirapine (pediatric))
    Hetero, India
  • Nevilast Junior (Stavudine and Lamivudine, + Nevirapine (pediatric))
    Hetero, India
  • Nevitrio (Stavudine and Nevirapine, + Lamivudine)
    Stada-VN JV, Vietnam
  • S.T.V.
    Ivax, Argentina
  • Sazi
    NEGPF, China
  • Sonke Stavudine
    Ranbaxy, South Africa
  • Stadine
    Emcure, India
  • Stag
    Hetero, Georgia
  • Stamar
    LKM, Argentina
  • Stavubergen
    GP Pharm, Argentina
  • Stavudina Dosa
    Dosa, Argentina
  • Stavudina Microsules
    Microsules Arg, Argentina
  • Stavudine Edenbridge
    Edenbridge Pharmaceuticals, United States
  • Stavudine ICA
    ICA Biotechnological & Pharmaceutical, Vietnam
  • Stavudine Stada
    Stada-VN JV, Vietnam
  • Tonavir
    Richmond, Argentina
  • Triomune (Stavudine and Lamivudine, + Nevirapine)
    Cipla, India
  • Virostav
    Ranbaxy, India
  • Virozen S (Stavudine and Lamivudine, + Nevirapine)
    Zifam India, Myanmar
  • Xin Fu Da
    SL Pharm, China
  • Zerit
    Bristol Myers Squibb, Chile; Bristol Myers Squibb, Spain; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Australia; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Belgium; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Canada; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Switzerland; Bristol-Myers Squibb, China; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Germany; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Denmark; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Finland; Bristol-Myers Squibb, France; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Greece; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Hong Kong; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Ireland; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Italy; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Japan; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Lithuania; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Netherlands; Bristol-Myers Squibb, New Zealand; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Poland; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Portugal; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Romania; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Serbia; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Sweden; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Taiwan; Bristol-Myers Squibb, United States; Bristol-Myers Squibb, South Africa; Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical, United Kingdom; Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceuticals, Austria; PharmaSwiss, Croatia (Hrvatska)


BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Int.Pharmacopoea Internationalis
Prop.INNProposed International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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