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Generic Brands Hydroxyurea
Manufacturer Sarabhai Chemicals
Strength 500 mg
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Description Of Hydrea 500mg

Hydrea 500mg Capsule is an oral medicene that is prescribed to patients suffering from chronic myelogenous leukemia, acute myelogenous leukemia, sickle-cell disease, ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, and polycythemia vera. Hydrea 500mg pills slows down the growth of cancer cells in the figure and can reduce the need for lifeblood tranfusion.

Hydrea 500mg Chemical Name

Hydroxyurea

Hydrea 500mg Manufacturer

Abbott India Ltd

Uses of Hydrea 500mg

Hydrea 500mg Capsule is used in the treatment of head and neck cancer and sickle cell anemia.

What is Hydrea 500mg?

Hydrea 500mg Capsule is an oral medicene that is prescribed to patients suffering from chronic myelogenous leukemia, acute myelogenous leukemia, sickle-cell disease, ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, and polycythemia vera.

How Hydrea 500mg working?

In cancer, Hydrea 500mg Capsule works by blocking an enzyme (ribonucleotide reductase) which is required for synthesis of DNA. This prevents the cancer cells from growing and multiplying. In sickle cell disease, it works by increasing fetal haemoglobin (HbF) levels in red blood cells (RBCs). This helps the RBCs assume a normal shape, improves blood flow and protects against complications such as painful sickle cell episodes.

How is Hydrea 500mg used?

Take this pills in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Hydrea 500mg pills may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

Hydrea 500mg Indications

Take Hydrea 500mg Tablet exactly as prescribed by the doctor. It is strongly advised to take this medicine under the supervision of a doctor with frequent monitoring of blood cell count and status of the transplant acceptance by the immune system. Avoid inhalation or contact with the skin. Contact your doctor immediately if you develop signs or symptoms of an infection.

 Hydrea 500mg Dosage

  • The medicine is usually taken once a day.
  • When hydroxyurea is used to treat certain types of cancer, it's sometimes taken once every three days.
  • Try to take the drug around the same time every day.
  • Don't crush, chew, or split the capsules. Swallow them whole.
  • Wash your hands right after you touch the bottle of medicine.

Contraindication Of Hydrea 500mg

Hydrea 500mg is contraindicated in patients who have demonstrated a ultimo hypersensitivity to hydroxyurea or any other ingredient of the formulation.

Adverse effects Of Hydrea 500mg

  • blood platelets
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach upset

Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of Hydrea 500mg

Hydrea 500mg Capsule is insecure to use during pregnancy. There is positive testimony of person fetal danger, but the benefits from use in pregnant female may be permissible despite the danger, for example in life-threatening condition.Please consult your doctor.

Hydrea 500mg medicine is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited persone data suggest that the medicine could represent a significant risk to the baby.

Hydrea 500mg pills should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Hydrea 500mg pills may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of kidney function test and some lifeblood tests may be advised while you are taking this pills.

Storage Conditions for Hydrea 500mg

Store at room temperature.

Keep lid tightly closed.

Store in a dry place. Do not store in a bathroom.

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