Hydrea Oral Capsule 500Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Hydrea: Oral capsule (500mg)

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Hydrea 500mg Cap
Bristol Myers Squibb Co
Pill Identification: HYDREA 830 HYDREA 830 

What is this Medicine?

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

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In-Depth Information

Hydrea 500mg Capsule

NDC: 000030830
  • 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
Hydrea 500mg Capsule
Drug Image file DrugItem_7404.JPG
Bristol Myers Squibb Co
Pill Identification: HYDREA 830 HYDREA 830 
Shape: capsule
Color: green,pink
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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