Hydroxyurea and Fatigue - from FDA reports


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 Jakafi, and have Chronic myeloid leukaemia. This review analyzes which people have Fatigue with Hydroxyurea. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 5,431 people who have side effects when taking Hydroxyurea from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 21, 2017

5,431 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydroxyurea.
Among them, 386 people (7.11%) have Fatigue


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Hydroxyurea cause Fatigue?

Time on Hydroxyurea when people have Fatigue *:

  • < 1 month: 25.76 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.06 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 1.52 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.61 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.06 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Hydroxyurea *:

  • female: 46.3 %
  • male: 53.7 %

Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Hydroxyurea *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.05 %
  • 20-29: 2.4 %
  • 30-39: 6.51 %
  • 40-49: 12.33 %
  • 50-59: 11.3 %
  • 60+: 65.41 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (53 people, 13.73%)
  • High Blood Pressure (48 people, 12.44%)
  • Pain (29 people, 7.51%)
  • Depression (21 people, 5.44%)
  • Emphysema (16 people, 4.15%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Jakafi (92 people, 23.83%)
  • Folic Acid (41 people, 10.62%)
  • Norvasc (31 people, 8.03%)
  • Acetaminophen (31 people, 8.03%)
  • Protonix (29 people, 7.51%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (86 people, 22.28%)
  • Weight Decreased (72 people, 18.65%)
  • Diarrhea (67 people, 17.36%)
  • Anaemia (66 people, 17.10%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (59 people, 15.28%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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