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Composition

Hydroxyurea(500 mg)

SALT INFORMATION

Hydroxyurea(500 mg)

TYPICAL USAGE

Acute leukemia, beta thalassaemia, chronic myeloid leukaemia, myeloproliferative disorders, sickle cell anaemia, solid tumor.

SIDE EFFECTS

Fever, hyperuricemia, elevated hepatic enzymes, malaise, dysuria, impaired renal tubular function, increased blood urea nitrogen, increased creatinine, chills, dizziness, drowsiness, alopecia, anorexia, diarrhea, constipation, rashes, erythema, hallucination, stomatitis, disorientation, nausea and vomiting, convulsions.

DRUG INTERACTION

Acute leukemia, beta thalassaemia, chronic myeloid leukaemia, myeloproliferative disorders, sickle cell anaemia, solid tumor.

MECHANISM OF ACTION

Hydroxycarbamide causes inhibition of DNA synthesis during the S-phase of cell division by acting as a ribonucleotide reductase inhibitor resulting to cell death. It is S-phase specific.

SUBSTITUTES

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  • Oxyrea (500mg)
    (6 Capsule in Strip)
    Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 7.33/Capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 44
    save 46% more per Capsule
  • Myelostat (500mg)
    (10 Capsule in Strip)
    Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd (German Remedies)
    Rs. 7.06/Capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 70.55
    save 48% more per Capsule
  • Mylostat (500mg)
    (10 Capsule in Strip)
    Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd (German Remedies)
    Rs. 7.10/Capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 71
    save 47% more per Capsule
  • Riborea (500mg)
    (10 Capsule in Strip)
    Khandelwal Laboratories Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 8/Capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 80
    save 41% more per Capsule
  • Readrox (500mg)
    (10 Capsule in Strip)
    Miracalus Pharma Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 8.50/Capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 85
    save 37% more per Capsule

INTERACTIONS

Can I take Cytodrox (500mg) during pregnancy?

Experiences of drug use and evidence from studies in pregnant women have shown risk to fetus. This drug may be used in pregnant women if benefit outweighs the risk. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Can I take Cytodrox (500mg) while breastfeeding/lactation?

Contraindicated: The drug should not be used by breastfeeding women, as evidences from studies have shown that there is a high risk of causing significant damage to infants.

Can I take Cytodrox (500mg) with alcohol?

No studies found