Hydroxyurea

FDA Approved: * August 18, 1995
Pharm Company: * ROXANE
Category: HIV / AIDS

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Hydroxyurea Overview

Hydroxycarbamide, also known as hydroxyurea, is a medication used in sickle-cell disease, chronic myelogenous leukemia, cervical cancer, and polycythemia vera.[1][2] In sickle-cell disease it increases hemoglobin and decreases the number of attacks.[1] It is taken by mouth.[1] Common side effects include bone marrow suppression, fevers, loss of appetite, psychiatric problems, shortness of breath, and headaches.[1]...

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Is this drug helping or is it slowly killing

Please let me know if anyone is taking this drug and what effects if any its having on you or your loved one. ## Tommy, I don't know your situation and why it was prescribed. Here is what I do know. In September, 2005, my dad (88 years old) was diagnosed with Chronic Mylegenous Leukemia. The wonder drug that we were trying to get at the time was Gleevec which we were told had made significant medical breaththroughs in this type of cancer. However, my dad had no RX plan and it cost $1,432 (discounted) and we were waiting for a response from the distributor if we could get help in getting it. While we were waiting, my dad was prescribed Hydroxyuerea and he was taking 1000 mg twice per day for about 2-1/2 weeks when he, himself, refused all medication after being diagnosed with stomach...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Hydroxyurea
  • Capsule: 1000mg, 200mg, 250mg, 300mg, 400mg, 500mg
  • Tablet: 1000mg, 100mg, 1gm
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Hydroxyurea: (10 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0093-0882 Hydroxyurea 500 mg Oral Capsule by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.
  • 0555-0882 Hydroxyurea 500 mg Oral Capsule by Barr Laboratories Inc.
  • 24535-0831 Hydroxyurea 500 mg Oral Capsule by Arab Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Co. Psc Ltd
  • 42291-321 Hydroxyurea 500 mg Oral Capsule by Avkare, Inc.
  • 49884-724 Hydroxyurea 500 mg Oral Capsule by Par Pharmaceutical, Inc.
  • 54868-4773 Hydroxyurea 500 mg Oral Capsule by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 55154-7143 Hydroxyurea 500 mg Oral Capsule by Cardinal Health
  • 60429-265 Hydroxyurea 500 mg Oral Capsule by Golden State Medical Supply, Inc.
  • 68084-284 Hydroxyurea 500 mg Oral Capsule by American Health Packaging
  • 70518-0916 Hydroxyurea 500 mg Oral Capsule by Remedyrepack Inc.

Other drugs which contain Hydroxyurea or a similar ingredient: (4 results)

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