Could Hydroxyurea cause Fatigue - from FDA reports
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 Chronic myeloid leukaemia . We study 4,779 people who have side effects while taking Hydroxyurea from FDA. Among them, 317 have Fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Fatigue and more.
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Hydroxyurea has active ingredients of hydroxyurea. It is often used in polycythemia vera. (latest outcomes from Hydroxyurea 4,967 users)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis c, high blood pressure, depression (latest reports from 359,928 Fatigue patients).
On Dec, 28, 2016
4,779 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydroxyurea.
Among them, 317 people (6.63%) have Fatigue
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Hydroxyurea when people have Fatigue *:
- < 1 month: 28.85 %
- 1 - 6 months: 44.23 %
- 6 - 12 months: 7.69 %
- 1 - 2 years: 1.92 %
- 2 - 5 years: 13.46 %
- 5 - 10 years: 3.85 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Hydroxyurea *:
- female: 45.79 %
- male: 54.21 %
Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Hydroxyurea *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 2.09 %
- 20-29: 2.51 %
- 30-39: 7.53 %
- 40-49: 13.81 %
- 50-59: 12.55 %
- 60+: 61.51 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (50 people, 15.77%)
- High Blood Pressure (39 people, 12.30%)
- Primary Myelofibrosis (33 people, 10.41%)
- Pain (25 people, 7.89%)
- Depression (19 people, 5.99%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Jakafi (41 people, 12.93%)
- Folic Acid (41 people, 12.93%)
- Acetaminophen (31 people, 9.78%)
- Norvasc (30 people, 9.46%)
- Protonix (27 people, 8.52%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weakness (71 people, 22.40%)
- Weight Decreased (58 people, 18.30%)
- Diarrhea (57 people, 17.98%)
- Anaemia (54 people, 17.03%)
- Breathing Difficulty (48 people, 15.14%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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