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Medications for Anemia, Sickle Cell

Other names: Hb SS; Hemoglobin SS disease; Sickle Cell Anemia; Sickle Cell Disease

What is Anemia, Sickle Cell: Sickle cell anemia is an inherited disease in which the red blood cells, normally disc-shaped, become crescent shaped. As a result, they function abnormally and cause small blood clots. These clots give rise to recurrent painful episodes called 'sickle cell pain crises'.

Compare drugs associated with Anemia, Sickle Cell

The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
hydroxyurea Rx D N 5 reviews
7.0

Generic name: hydroxyurea systemic

Brand names:  Hydrea, Droxia

Drug class: antimetabolites

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Hydrea Rx D N 3 reviews
6.0

Generic name: hydroxyurea systemic

Drug class: antimetabolites

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
vitamin e Rx/OTC C N 1 review Add

Generic name: vitamin e systemic

Brand names:  Aquasol E, Aquavite-E, Alpha E, E-400 Clear, Nutr-E-Sol, E-600, E-Gems, Aqua-E, Aqua Gem-E

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Natural Product Monographs

 
Droxia Rx D N Add review Add

Generic name: hydroxyurea systemic

Drug class: antimetabolites

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Aquasol E Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: vitamin e systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph

 
GlutaSolve Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: glutamine systemic

Drug class: nutraceutical products

For consumers: dosage, side effects

 
Aquavite-E Rx/OTC C N 1 review Add

Generic name: vitamin e systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
glutamine Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: glutamine systemic

Brand names:  GlutaSolve, SYMPT-X G.I., NutreStore

Drug class: nutraceutical products

For consumers: dosage, side effects

 
Alpha E Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: vitamin e systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
E-400 Clear Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: vitamin e systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Nutr-E-Sol Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: vitamin e systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
E-600 Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: vitamin e systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
E-Gems Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: vitamin e systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Aqua-E Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: vitamin e systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Aqua Gem-E Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: vitamin e systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
SYMPT-X G.I. Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: glutamine systemic

Drug class: nutraceutical products

For consumers: dosage, side effects

 
NutreStore Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: glutamine systemic

Drug class: nutraceutical products

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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