Buy Hydrea Online
Also known as: Droxia, Hydrea
Active ingredient: Hydroxycarbamide
Product Code: PR10526
What is this drug?
Hydrea is an anti-tumor medicine used to treat certain cancers of the skin, ovary and blood that are metastatic and recurrent. It is also used in sickle cell anaemia to reduce crisis and frequency of transfusions.
Classification and Mechanism of Action
Hydrea contains Hydroxyurea as the active ingredient. It is classified as an antimetabolite and antineoplastic. Its mechanism of action is not clear. It is stipulated that it inhibits the cancer cell growth by impeding their DNA synthesis in the S phase.
Looking after your drug
Store it at room temperature away from heat, light and moisture. Keep it in its pack and away from the reach of kids.
How to take the medication?
Take it orally with or without food preferably at the same time each day.
It depends on the patient, condition and lab results. Kindly consult your specialist doctor for the right dose calculation.
Seek medical help or poison control immediately.
If it is time for your next dose then skip the missed dose or else take it as soon as you remember. Do not double dose.
Warnings and Precautions
It is not safe during pregnancy and for feeding infant. It increases the chances of infection and bleedings. Do not take any vaccination without consultation with your doctor. It can cause secondary cancers.
Possible Side Effects
- Bone marrow suppression
- Secondary cancers
- Nausea & vomiting
- Loss of appetite
- Constipation or diarrhoea
- Mouth sores
When Hydrea should not be used?
If you are allergic to the drug, are pregnant or planning to get pregnant, breastfeeding.
How long should you take Hydrea?
As long as prescribed.