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Hydroxyurea: Oral capsule

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Hydroxyurea 500mg Cap
Roxane Laboratories Inc
Pill Identification: 54 072 54 072 
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Hydroxyurea 500mg Cap
Roxane Laboratories Inc
Pill Identification: 54 072 54 072 
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Hydroxyurea 500mg Cap
Barr Laboratories Inc a Division of Teva USA
Pill Identification: barr 882 
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Hydroxyurea 500mg Cap
AvKARE, Inc.
Pill Identification: barr 882 
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Hydroxyurea 500mg Cap
Par Pharmaceutical Inc
Pill Identification: 724 par 
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Hydroxyurea 500mg Cap
American Health Packaging
Pill Identification: 724 par 

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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  |  Droxia: Oral capsule

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CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Hydroxyurea: Oral capsule
Usage by Gender
59.47%
40.53%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
5.34%
10.44%
19.9%
64.32%
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