Droxia Oral Capsule 200Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Droxia: Oral capsule (200mg)

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Droxia 200mg Cap
Bristol Myers Squibb Co
Pill Identification: DROXIA 6335 DROXIA 6335 

What is this Medicine?

HYDROXYUREA (hye drox ee yoor EE a) is a chemotherapy drug. It slows the growth of cancer cells. This medicine is used to treat certain leukemias, skin cancer, head and neck cancer, and advanced ovarian cancer. It is also used to control the painful crises of sickle cell anemia.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Hydrea: Oral capsule (500mg)
Similar Generic Drugs : Hydroxyurea: Oral capsule (500mg)
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In-Depth Information

Droxia 200mg Capsule

NDC: 000036335
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Sickle Cell Disease, Head And Neck Cancer, Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML)

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML), Medulloblastoma, Malignant Glioma, Psoriasis, Non-small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC), Polycythemia Vera, Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor, Thrombocytosis

Storage Information
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Droxia 200mg Capsule
Drug Image file DrugItem_1454.JPG
Bristol Myers Squibb Co
Pill Identification: DROXIA 6335 DROXIA 6335 
Shape: capsule
Color: blue-green
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

SECOND Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

THIRD Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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