... remission in Dec., 2008. Followed with consolidation chemo but was out of remission in Aug., 2009. Am now looking at bone marrow (stem cell) transplant. Just finished a round of dacogen 5 days ago. Began taking hydroxyurea (hydrea)500 mg twice a day today. White count at 4,000 and platelets at 21,000. Can't find that Hydrea is used to treat AML. Doc trying to lower white count with Hydrea. Is this acceptable form of treatment?