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Drug Information Page

Hydrea (hydroxyurea)

Hydrea inhibits HIV viral reproduction by inhibiting factors made by human cells that HIV needs in order to reproduce.

Dosage: 500mg twice per day  (Can be taken with or without food)

Side Effects:   

  • Neutropenia (low white blood cell count)
  • Anemia (low red blood cell count)
  • Thrombocytopenia (low platelet count)
  • nausea / vomiting
  • rash
  • leg ulcers

Call your doctor is you have any of these signs:

  • Rash
  • tired or fatigue
  • bruising
  • blood in urine, bleeding from gums
  • nausea/vomiting/diarrhea

All of your Antiviral Medication must be taken exactly as prescribed, without skipping or altering doses. Please notify your doctor if you have any problems with these or any of your medicines.

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