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Review: could Hydroxyurea cause Fatigue?





Summary: Fatigue is found among people who take Hydroxyurea, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Folic acid, and have Hypertension.

We study 3,285 people who have side effects while taking Hydroxyurea from FDA and social media. Among them, 195 have Fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Fatigue and more.

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Hydroxyurea

Hydroxyurea has active ingredients of hydroxyurea. It is often used in polycythemia vera. (latest outcomes from Hydroxyurea 3,375 users)

Fatigue

Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.(latest reports from Fatigue 198,350 patients)

On Dec, 4, 2014: 3,284 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydroxyurea. Among them, 195 people (5.94%) have Fatigue.

Trend of Fatigue in Hydroxyurea reports

Time on Hydroxyurea when people have Fatigue * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fatigue14.89%48.94%8.51%2.13%17.02%6.38%2.13%

Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Hydroxyurea * :

FemaleMale
Fatigue48.04%51.96%

Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Hydroxyurea * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fatigue0.00%0.00%0.00%2.31%9.83%17.92%10.98%58.96%

Severity of Fatigue when taking Hydroxyurea ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fatigue0.00%60.00%20.00%20.00%

How people recovered from Fatigue ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (44 people, 22.56%)
  2. Chronic myeloid leukaemia (31 people, 15.90%)
  3. Pain (21 people, 10.77%)
  4. Depression (17 people, 8.72%)
  5. Pain management (16 people, 8.21%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Folic acid (45 people, 23.08%)
  2. Acetaminophen (31 people, 15.90%)
  3. Norvasc (27 people, 13.85%)
  4. Aspirin (27 people, 13.85%)
  5. Protonix (27 people, 13.85%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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