D4TJAMA (Also known as Stavudine and Zerit) d4T is a dideoxynucleoside pyrimidine analog (2'3'-didehydro-3'-deoxythymidine). Like other nucleoside analogs, d4T inhibits HIV replication by inducing premature
viral DNA chain termination. d4T has been approved for patients with advanced HIV infection who are intolerant or fail to respond to other antiretroviral drugs. See also Nucleoside Analog.
D4T (Stavudine, ZERIT):SFAF
an antiviral nucleoside analog drug approved
for the treatment of HIV disease. D4T inhibits the activity of the reverse
transcriptase enzyme needed for HIV replication. Side effects include
nausea, peripheral neuropathy and liver toxicity.
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