What You Need to Know About Sustiva

What If I Take an Overdose of Sustiva?

It is not known exactly what to expect from an overdose of this medication. Some people who took too much Sustiva had increased nervous system symptoms, such as:
If you happen to overdose, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Sustiva Overdose for more information.)

How Should It Be Stored?

Sustiva should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. Keep the tablets and capsules in an airtight container. If you are mixing this medication in soft food or baby formula, it must be given within 30 minutes of mixing. Keep this medication and all other medications out of the reach of children.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

It is very important that you not miss Sustiva doses. If you do not take your dose as scheduled, take the missed dose as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Be sure to tell your healthcare provider if you are having trouble remembering to take your HIV medications.


Sustiva comes in the following strengths and forms:
  • Sustiva 50 mg capsules
  • Sustiva 200 mg capsules
  • Sustiva 600 mg tablets.

Is There a Generic Version of Sustiva?

Currently, there are no generic versions of Sustiva licensed for sale (see Generic Sustiva).

Sustiva Drug Information

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