Hydroxyurea (Hydrea) is utilized alone or with different meds or radiation treatment to treat a specific sort of unending myelogenous leukaemia( kind of tumor of the white platelets) and certain sorts of head and neck malignancy (counting growth of the mouth, cheek, tongue, throat, tonsils, and sinuses).
Hydroxyurea (Droxia) is utilized to decrease the recurrence of difficult emergencies and diminish the requirement for blood transfusions in patients with sickle cell sickliness (an acquired blood issue in which the red platelets are strangely formed [shaped like a sickle] and can’t convey enough oxygen to all parts of the body).
Hydroxyurea is in a class of meds called antimetabolites. Hydroxyurea treats the tumor by moderating or halting the development of disease cells in your body. Hydroxyurea treats sickle cell weakness by anticipating the development of sickle-molded red platelets.
Hydroxyurea comes as a container to take by mouth. It is generally taken once per day. At the point when hydroxyurea is utilized to treat certain kinds of disease, it might be taken once every third day. Take hydroxyurea at around a similar time each day.
Your specialist may need to defer your treatment or change your measurements of hydroxyurea relying upon your reaction to treatment and any symptoms that you may be understanding. Converse with your specialist about how you are feeling amid your treatment. Try not to quit taking hydroxyurea without conversing with your specialist. You should wear elastic or latex gloves when you handle the cases so your skin does not come into contact with the containers.
Wash your hands with cleanser and water when you touch the container or cases. In the event that hydroxyurea gets at you, instantly flush your eyes with water for no less than 15 minutes. If that the powder from a case spills, wipe it up instantly with a sodden expendable towel. At that point put the towel in a shut compartment, for example, a plastic pack and discard it in a waste would that be able to is out of the scope of kids and pets.