What is Hydroxyurea?

Posted: December 20, 2013 in Medicine raw material

Hydroxyurea is acclimated to amusement abiding myeloid leukemia and added cancers. It is aswell acclimated to amusement claret disorders including polycythemia vera and sickle corpuscle anemia, as able-bodied as added conditions.

Hydroxyurea is a affiliate of a accepted accumulation of chemotherapy drugs alleged anti-metabolites. It keeps beef from authoritative DNA by interfering with nucleic acids, which stops the advance of blight cells.

Hydroxyurea is taken by aperture as a capsule. You should yield the anesthetic with a abounding bottle of water. Your dosage depends on the acumen you are demography it, how able-bodied your kidneys are working, and your claret counts. If hydroxyurea makes you feel ailing to your stomach, yield an anti-nausea bolus an hour afore demography it.


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