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What Is Didanosine?

This medicine can also cause severe or life-threatening effects on your liver or pancreas. Call your doctor at once if you have: severe pain in your upper stomach (may spread to your back), nausea and vomiting, fast heart rate, itching, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, or jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes).

Some people taking didanosine develop a serious condition called lactic acidosis. This may be more likely in women, in people who are overweight or have liver disease, and in people who have taken HIV/AIDS medication for a long time. Talk with your doctor about your risk.

To make sure didanosine is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have:

  • liver disease or a history of pancreatitis (didanosine can cause severe or life-threatening effects on your liver or pancreas);
  • kidney disease;
  • a history of numbness or tingling in your hands or feet, including Raynaud's syndrome;
  • if you drink large amounts of alcohol; or
  • if you also take stavudine (Zerit).

Didanosine Interactions

Do not drink alcohol. It may increase your risk of liver damage or pancreatitis.

Avoid using antacids without your doctor's advice while taking didanosine. Use only the specific type of antacid your doctor recommends.

Taking this medicine will not prevent you from passing HIV to other people. Do not have unprotected sex or share razors or toothbrushes. Talk with your doctor about safe ways to prevent HIV transmission during sex. Sharing drug or medicine needles is never safe, even for a healthy person.


Fatal and nonfatal pancreatitis reported; suspend if pancreatitis suspected and discontinue if confirmed

Lactic acidosis and severe hepatomegaly with steatosis (including fatal cases) reported with use of nucleoside analogues alone or in combination

Coadministration with stavudine is contraindicated because of increased risk of serious and/or life-threatening events; suspend treatment if clinical or laboratory findings suggestive of lactic acidosis or pronounced hepatotoxicity occurs

Fatal lactic acidosis reported in pregnant women who have received didanosine and stavudine with other antiretroviral agents. Use the combination with caution in pregnant women.


Store didanosine capsules in a tightly closed container at 59°F to 86°F (15°C to 30°C).

Store bottles of didanosine powder at 59°F to 86°F (15°C to 30°C). The oral solution (the mixture of didanosine powder and water) can be stored for up to 30 days in a tightly closed container in a refrigerator at 36°F to 46°F (2°C to 8°C). Any solution left after 30 days should be thrown away.

Do not use didanosine if the original seal over the container opening is broken or missing.

Throw away didanosine that is no longer needed or expired (out of date). Follow FDA guidelines on how to safely dispose of unused medicine.