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What is hydrea (hydroxyurea) usually used to treat?
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Dr. Sri Sundararaman
Radiation Oncology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Many diseases
This antimetabolite has been used for >100yrs in treating benign & malignant conditions including sickle cell disease, essential thrombocytosis, p.
Vera, cml, prostate cancer, psoriasis, & even aids.

In brief: Many diseases
This antimetabolite has been used for >100yrs in treating benign & malignant conditions including sickle cell disease, essential thrombocytosis, p.
Vera, cml, prostate cancer, psoriasis, & even aids.
Dr. Sri Sundararaman
Dr. Sri Sundararaman
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Dr. Alvin Fried
Internal Medicine - Diabetology
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In brief: Tumors
Hydrea (hydroxyurea) has been used to treat certain cancers such as melanoma, chronic myelocytic leukemia, and some head and neck tumors.
It has also been used in patients with sickle cell anemia.

In brief: Tumors
Hydrea (hydroxyurea) has been used to treat certain cancers such as melanoma, chronic myelocytic leukemia, and some head and neck tumors.
It has also been used in patients with sickle cell anemia.
Dr. Alvin Fried
Dr. Alvin Fried
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