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Review: could Hydroxyurea cause Fatigue?

We study 3,281 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 (latest outcomes from 3,371 users) has active ingredients of hydroxyurea. It is often used in polycythemia vera.

Fatigue

Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) (latest reports from 1,544,312 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.

On Aug, 20, 2014: 3,280 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydroxyurea. Among them, 195 people (5.95%) have Fatigue. They amount to 0.01% of all the 1,543,615 people who have Fatigue on eHealthMe.

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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On eHealthMe, Hydroxyurea (hydroxyurea) is often used for polycythemia vera. Find out below the conditions Hydroxyurea is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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