Hydrea (Hydroxyurea 500 Mg Capsules) is a prescription medication used to treat certain types of cancer, including leukemia, ovarian cancer, and skin cancer. It is also used to treat sickle cell anemia and other conditions as determined by your doctor.
HOW TO USE/Hydrea:
Hydrea (Hydroxyurea 500 Mg Capsules) should be taken orally with or without food as directed by your doctor. The dosage and duration of treatment depend on your medical condition, response to treatment, body weight, and other medications you may be taking.
Store Hydrea (Hydroxyurea 500 Mg Capsules) at room temperature (between 20-25°C) in a dry and cool place, protected from moisture and sunlight. Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
Mechanism of action:
Hydroxyurea is a medication that works by interfering with the growth and division of cancer cells. It prevents cancer cells from making DNA and RNA, which ultimately leads to the death of cancer cells.
Before taking Hydrea (Hydroxyurea 500 Mg Capsules), inform your doctor if you have any medical history of liver or kidney problems, blood disorders, or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Hydrea (Hydroxyurea 500 Mg Capsules) is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to the active ingredient or any of the ingredients in the capsules. It should not be used during pregnancy or breastfeeding.
Hydrea (Hydroxyurea 500 Mg Capsules) may interact with other medications you are taking, which may affect how the drug works or increase the risk of side effects. Therefore, tell your doctor about all the medications you are taking, including prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
If you suspect an overdose of Hydrea (Hydroxyurea 500 Mg Capsules), seek immediate medical attention or call the poison helpline.
Hydrea (Hydroxyurea 500 Mg Capsules) may cause some side effects, such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite, mouth sores, fever, chills, infection, skin redness, and hair loss. Contact your doctor if these symptoms persist or worsen, or if you experience any other unusual symptoms.