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Sex while taking hydroxyurea?

Posted 13 Dec 2017 by Njabinigay 0 answers

My husband only took hydroxyurea for about 2 weeks then was switched to another medication for his leukemia. Do we still need to stay protected for a whole year during sex?

Hydroxyurea - Has anybody been taking 1500 mg Monday-Friday for over 17 years? What problems have?

Posted 18 Nov 2016 by yardley1 1 answer

... you had? I have Essential Hemorrhagic Thrombocythemia.

Hydroxyurea - Does any one have fatigue in get hot in itchy while raising hydrea?

Posted 17 Dec 2016 by Ann polk 0 answers

I have been on hydrea for almost a year. I get fatigue hot in sweaty in feel awfully.

Polycythemia Vera - My 87 year old Mom has had PV for at least six years but is finally needing?

Posted 4 Aug 2016 by Lauraj155 1 answer

... treatment. She is to start Hydroxyurea one pill a day. I am a little concerned with this med due to her age and side effects. Her CBC is high and platelets, giant platelets and size of blood cells have changed. She also has congestive heart failure. The Hematologist did not recommend phlebotomy ...

Skin Cancer and Hydroxyurea?

Posted 6 Jun 2016 by katcoe 2 answers

My Dad, who is 82, already had a history of basal and squamous cell carcinoma on his extremities and face. He has now been on hydroxyurea for about 3 years, and his skin cancer occurrences have markedly increased. His doctor insists it could not be due to the hydroxyurea, yet there is a warning ...

Hydroxyurea - My husbands diagnosis is Essential trombocytosis...his dr.gave him hydrea..she put him

Posted 27 Apr 2016 by teresa torres 2 answers

... on 9 pills ... 3in the am 3 in the afteenoon and 3 in the evening... thats 1,500 mg 3 times daily!!! Hes miserable... sore mouth..constapation... weak..dizzy... some nose bleeding..tired all the time... his appetite is at a minumum... Hes been on this other med to liquify his blood as well... ...

Has anyone had success take the drug jakavi for Polycythemia Vera? I now take 1000 mg hydroxrea dai?

Posted 23 Jan 2016 by Francey 1 answer

Taking 1000 mg Hydroxurea does not agree with me. I have had the disease for many years... most likely 10 to 13 years. I have felt ok, (except for itching) until taking the extra dose of hydroxurea. Does anyone else have chills? Stiff neck? Stiff body? and Weakness?

About taking Hydroxyurea?

Posted 18 Jan 2015 by tkaye 2 answers

I've been told I need to take a drug called Hydroxyurea. It frightens me because if seems so toxic? ... and there can be a lot of side effects. Do any of the people here have anything to say about it. I have Thrombocythemia Thanks Toni

Hypereosinophilic Syndrome - Male over 70 with HES diagnosis about a week ago. Put on Prednisone?

Posted 8 Nov 2014 by Mudong 1 answer

... and Hydroxyurea... anyone with similar experience for treatment? Any alternative treatments to taking drugs? Have been really sick and weak for 3 months. Any cure for this ailment or is this a lifetime sentence? Would like to get feedback on symptoms and treatment ASAP. Mudong

I am a 39 year old woman who was diagnosed with Polycythemia Vera at the age of 25. My hematologist?

Posted 20 Mar 2014 by CindyKnoblauch 1 answer

... started me on Hydroxyurea 5 weeks ago. Today was my third blood draw, and my platelets are still over 800. Does anyone know how long it takes for the medicine to start bringing the numbers down? I have also been phlebotomized once during this time, and will be tomorrow as well. I was prescribed ...

Hydroxyurea - has anyone taken this for a long time?

Posted 26 Sep 2012 by acbd2468 3 answers

I have Polycythemia my hemotology Dr is tyrying to get me off the Hydroyurea . She says it has long term bad side effects like liver damage, I am on this for 4 years now, 1000mg to 500mg, any one on this hu for a long time, I cant get past 500mg a day without getting real sick

Does everyone taking hydroxyurea handle the bottle and capsules with protective gloves ? Also, does?

Posted 20 Nov 2013 by inq01 2 answers

... anyone know if body fluids such as urine contain active or inactive metabolites ? Taking hydroxyurea to treat thrombocythemia.

Is hydroxyurea a steroid?

Posted 22 Jan 2014 by mlmillikan 1 answer

Is it an anabolic steroid?

Taking hydroxyurea can cause nail discoloration(black spot) and hair loss? I ws diagnosed of having?

Posted 30 May 2012 by maryannesteiner 3 answers

... polycythemia vera last december 2011 from then on i am on my 19th sessions of phlebotomy and in and out of the hospital due to unstable platelet,i am taking hydroxy 3x a day and thromboreductin once a day,i never smoke and drink alcohol and so active ,i dont have idea where i gt this kind of ...

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