HydreaActive Ingredient(s): Hydroxyurea
FDA Approved: * December 7, 1967
Pharm Company: * BRISTOL MYERS SQUIBB
Category: HIV / AIDS
Hydroxycarbamide, also known as hydroxyurea, is a medication used in sickle-cell disease, essential thrombocythemia, chronic myelogenous leukemia and cervical cancer. In sickle-cell disease it increases fetal hemoglobin and decreases the number of attacks. It is taken by mouth. Common side effects include bone marrow suppression, fevers, loss of appetite, psychiatric problems, shortness of breath, and headaches.... [wikipedia]* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.
who has tried weaning off hydrea
going to wean off hydrea to obtain 400 or less platelet levels before going off of it. taking 500mg 2x weekly. Dr. say t...1 REPLY
Hydrea and Duromine
I would like to find out if it's safe for me to take Duromine while on Hydrea? Thanks...