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Oxyrea (Hydroxyurea) Drug Price and Information

Oxyrea is an antineoplastic agent, prescribed for sickle cell anemia, several types of cancer (such as melanoma, chronic myelogenous leukemia, squamous cell carcinomas), as an adjunct to antiretroviral therapy for AIDS. It is also used for psoriasis.  

Oxyrea

  Capsule/ Tablet
Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Generic : Hydroxyurea
 44.00
500mg
6
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    Drug information on Oxyrea (Hydroxyurea) from Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

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    Drug Name : Hydroxyurea

    Hydroxyurea(Droxia) generic Oxyrea is an antineoplastic agent, prescribed for sickle cell anemia, several types of cancer (such as melanoma, chronic myelogenous leukemia, squamous cell carcinomas), as an adjunct to antiretroviral therapy for AIDS. It is also used for psoriasis.
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    Trade Names for Hydroxyurea

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    Droxia, Hydrea
    Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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    Medical condition(s) for which Oxyrea may be prescribed


    Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

    Intermittent Therapy
    80 mg/kg administered orally as a single dose every third day.
    Continuous Therapy
    20 to 30 mg/kg administered orally as a single dose daily.
    Concomitant Therapy with Irradiation
    Carcinoma of the head and neck—80 mg/kg administered orally as a single dose every third day.

    Side effects of Oxyrea

    Most common : Bone marrow depression.

    Gastrointestinal : Mouth ulcer, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and constipation.

    Skin : Rash, skin ulceration, skin changes and redness.

    How to use Oxyrea?

    It comes as a capsule and tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.

    When Should Oxyrea not be taken? (Contraindications)

    Contraindicated in patients with severe bone marrow depression, abnormal decrease in blood cell counts and hypersensitivity.

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    Warnings and Precautions for Oxyrea

    Caution should be exercised in patients with history of AIDS, who have undergone radiation therapy, liver or kidney disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

    It may reduce platelet counts; avoid injury or bruising.

    It may be harmful if it gets on the skin; avoid direct contact with hands.

    Avoid vaccination while taking this medication.

    Other Precautions for Oxyrea

    Avoid drinking alcoholic beverages and citrus juices.
    Avoid excess dosage.

    Storage Conditions for Oxyrea

    Keep it out of reach of children in a safe place.


    Schedule : G  Drugs that are to be used only under medical supervision.



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