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Side effect(s) of Hydroxyurea

Read the side effects of Hydroxyurea as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Most common - Bone marrow depression.

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

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

Other Precautions : * Avoid drinking alcoholic beverages and citrus juices.
* Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Hydroxyurea

Hydroxyurea(Droxia) generic 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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International : 

Droxia, Hydrea
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