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Hydrea - Can this medication be used for psoriasis?

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suzanne66 11 Nov 2009

Hydrea (hydroxyurea ) is a cytotoxic agent. It is sometimes used to treat plaque psoriasis, usually at a dose of 500 mg to 1 g orally daily. It is less effective for pustular psoriasis, guttate psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis.
See: http://dermnetnz.org/treatments/hydroxyurea.html
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