Review: could Hydroxyurea cause Sickle Cell Anaemia With Crisis?


Summary

Sickle cell anaemia with crisis is found among people who take Hydroxyurea, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Exjade, and have Sickle cell anaemia . We study 3,659 people who have side effects while taking Hydroxyurea from FDA and social media. Among them, 123 have Sickle cell anaemia with crisis. Find out below who they are, when they have Sickle cell anaemia with crisis and more.

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Hydroxyurea

Hydroxyurea has active ingredients of hydroxyurea. It is often used in essential thrombocythaemia. (latest outcomes from Hydroxyurea 3,807 users)

Sickle Cell Anaemia With Crisis

Sickle cell anaemia with crisis (sickle cell anaemia have painful episodes) has been reported by people with nervousness, fever, blood bilirubin increased, feeling abnormal, abdominal pain (latest reports from 2,011 Sickle cell anaemia with crisis patients).

On Aug, 29, 2016

3,659 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydroxyurea.
Among them, 123 people (3.36%) have Sickle Cell Anaemia With Crisis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Hydroxyurea cause Sickle cell anaemia with crisis?

Time on Hydroxyurea when people have Sickle Cell Anaemia With Crisis *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 60 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 20 %
  • 10+ years: 20 %

Gender of people who have Sickle Cell Anaemia With Crisis when taking Hydroxyurea *:

  • female: 69.42 %
  • male: 30.58 %

Age of people who have Sickle Cell Anaemia With Crisis when taking Hydroxyurea *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.04 %
  • 10-19: 8.16 %
  • 20-29: 28.57 %
  • 30-39: 28.57 %
  • 40-49: 23.47 %
  • 50-59: 8.16 %
  • 60+: 1.02 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Sickle Cell Anaemia (64 people)
  • Iron Overload (36 people)
  • Pain (23 people)
  • Pulmonary Hypertension (11 people)
  • Sickle Cell Anaemia With Crisis (10 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Exjade (94 people)
  • Folic Acid (93 people)
  • Percocet (20 people)
  • Oxycontin (17 people)
  • Dilaudid (17 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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