Hydrea 500Mg Capsule
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 500MgCapsule slows down the growth of cancer cells in the body and can reduce the need for blood tranfusion. But talk to your doctor regarding the right dosage for you.
Common side effects of hydrea 500Mg Capsule are fever, loss of appetite, shortness of breath, headache, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, bone marrow suppression, psychiatric problems. Contact your doctor if you notice any unusual symptoms such as dizziness, confusion, joint pain, seizures, tarry stools, sores in the mouth or unusual bleeding.
Do not use this medicine platelets is low. Also, let your healthcare provider know before prescription if- you pregnant or are planning to become pregnant, breastfeeding, have a history of allergies to food or medicine, have anemia, kidney or liver problems or if you are a HIVpositive patient.
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Hydrea 500Mg Capsule used in people with sickle cell anemia to reduce the number of painful crises caused by the disease and reduce the need for blood transfusions. It is also used to treat several types of cancer (such as chronic myelogenous leukemia, squamous cell carcinomas).
How to use Hydrea
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Take Hydrea 500Mg Capsule by mouth with or without food, usually once daily or as directed by your doctor. Swallow the capsules whole. Do not crush, chew, or open the capsules. Wash your hands after taking this medication.
Dosage is based on your weight, medical condition, laboratory test results, and response to treatment. Your treatment may be stopped for a short time if your blood counts too low. Keep all medical and laboratory appointments.
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, themissed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.
Before taking Hydrea 500Mg Capsule, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: kidney disease, liver disease, blood/bone marrow disorders (such as bone marrow suppression, neutropenia, thrombocytopenia, anemia), HIV infection, high uric acid level in the blood, radiation treatment.
Hydrea 500Mg Capsule review can make you more likely to get infections or may worsen any current infections. Avoid with people who have infections that may spread to others (such as chickenpox, measles, flu). Consult your doctor if you have been exposed to an infection or for more details.
Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from children and pets.