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Will hydroxyurea cause excessive sweating?

Will hydroxyurea cause excessive sweating?

Not realy: On one hand: Hydroxyurea does not cause excessive sweatingexcessive sweating is not one of the side effects associated with taking hydroxyurea, a medication used in the treatment of some types of cancer, according to the mayo clinic and medline plus. ...Read more

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Can Hydroxyurea cause polycythemia vera to mutate into leukemia?

Can Hydroxyurea cause polycythemia vera to mutate into leukemia?

Controversial: There is a risk of transformation to acute leukemia just from having P Vera. But it is very low. Whether hydroxyurea increases that risk has not be definitively answered. Most hematologists find the benefit of controlling the disease greatly outweighs the risk. There is a new drug - Jakafi (ruxolitinib) - just approved for PV if not well controlled or if side effects of HU too great. Talk to your hematologist. ...Read more

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Can hair relaxers cause a problem if taking hydroxyurea?

Can hair relaxers cause a problem if taking hydroxyurea?

I do tink so: Drug interactions there are no data on concomitant use of Hydroxyurea with other drugs in humans. ...Read more

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Could hydroxyurea therapy cause leukemia and/or lymphoma among patients?

Possibly: The agent is considered mutagenic and although the risk is low, it is a real one. ...Read more

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Can hydroxyurea prevent priapism?

Let me try: Priapism is a rare condition which causes a persistent, and often painful, penile erection. An antineoplastic drug (hydroxyurea) may prevent future episodes of priapism for patients with sickle cell disease. ...Read more

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Does taking durea (hydroxyurea) reduces platelets count?

It can: Reduction in white blood cell count usually occurs before platelet count decreases. See this site for more info on side effects. http://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/hydroxyurea-oral-route/side-effects/DRG-20068109 ...Read more

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Can one drink alcohol while taking hydroxyurea ?

Can one drink alcohol while taking hydroxyurea ?

Yes, but...: In moderation, there should be no interaction between alcohol and hydroxyurea. If you take Hydroxyurea for sickle cell anemia, you should be careful with alcohol because alcohol can lead to dehydration which can precipitate a sickle crisis. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of sickle cell disease- hydroxyurea?

Well tolerated drug.: Hydrea (hydroxyurea) is a chemotherapy like drug that can help prevent painful crises in patients with sickle cell disease. It is well tolerated for the most part. There can be fatigue, mouth sores and loose stools. It will routinely lower the white blood cell count and platelets, but not to dangerous levels. Hemoglobin may actually improve. There is ? Of leukemia risk in other diseases, but not in scd. ...Read more

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