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User Reviews for Hydroxyurea to treat Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia

Also known as: Hydrea, Droxia, Siklos

Jmpage October 17, 2020

“I have been on hydrea for 3 weeks of 500 mg daily. My platelets have dropped from 924 to 824. I get blood work weekly. I haven’t had any side effects that I’ve noticed. I will be talking to my doctors office in a day or two. I’m anxious to hear what they say.”

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Hemendra G Desai November 28, 2016

Hydrea (hydroxyurea): “I was asked by my Doctor in Mumbai, India, to take Hydroxyurea 500 for 10 days and I got this Capsules of Hydrea from the store.my platelets were 650000 to start then After taking the capsules for 10 days the platelets count came down to 570000. I was advised to further continue the capsules for another 30 days. After 30 days the platelets count was 432000. I have not experienced any side effects.”

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