What is Zalcitabine (ddC)?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: HIVID

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Zalcitabine, also known as ddC, is used alone or with other anti-retroviral medications to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
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Moderate
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Mild
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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Zalcitabine (ddC)

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Zalcitabine (ddC)

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 3
Side effects too severe 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Did not seem to work 1
Other 1
See all 8 patients who've stopped taking Zalcitabine (ddC)

Duration

Stopped taking Zalcitabine (ddC)

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 5
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 0

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Zalcitabine (ddC) after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Nevirapine (Viramune) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Zalcitabine (ddC).