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In the US, Hydroxyurea (hydroxyurea systemic) is a member of the drug class antimetabolites and is used to treat Anemia - Sickle Cell, Cervical Cancer, Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia, Glioblastoma Multiforme, Plaque Psoriasis, Polycythemia Vera, Psoriasis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Solid Tumors, Thalassemia and Thrombocythemia.

US matches:

Ingredient matches for Hydroxyurea


Hydroxyurea (USAN) is also known as Hydroxycarbamide (Rec.INN)


Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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