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Review: could Hydroxyurea cause Sickle cell anaemia with crisis?

We study 3,281 people who have side effects while taking Hydroxyurea from FDA and social media. Among them, 112 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 (latest outcomes from 3,371 users) has active ingredients of hydroxyurea. It is often used in polycythemia vera.

Sickle cell anaemia with crisis

Sickle cell anaemia with crisis (sickle cell anaemia have painful episodes) (latest reports from 6,972 patients) has been reported by people with sickle cell anaemia, iron overload, pain, blood iron increased, constipation.

On Aug, 24, 2014: 3,280 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydroxyurea. Among them, 112 people (3.41%) have Sickle Cell Anaemia With Crisis. They amount to 1.61% of all the 6,972 people who have Sickle Cell Anaemia With Crisis on eHealthMe.

Trend of Sickle cell anaemia with crisis in Hydroxyurea reports

Time on Hydroxyurea when people have Sickle cell anaemia with crisis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sickle cell anaemia with crisis0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Sickle cell anaemia with crisis when taking Hydroxyurea * :

FemaleMale
Sickle cell anaemia with crisis68.18%31.82%

Age of people who have Sickle cell anaemia with crisis when taking Hydroxyurea * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sickle cell anaemia with crisis0.00%1.15%9.20%29.89%29.89%22.99%6.90%0.00%

Severity of Sickle cell anaemia with crisis when taking Hydroxyurea ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Sickle cell anaemia with crisis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Sickle cell anaemia (57 people, 50.89%)
  2. Iron overload (34 people, 30.36%)
  3. Pain (19 people, 16.96%)
  4. Nausea (13 people, 11.61%)
  5. Pulmonary hypertension (10 people, 8.93%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Exjade (84 people, 75.00%)
  2. Folic acid (83 people, 74.11%)
  3. Oxycontin (16 people, 14.29%)
  4. Percocet (15 people, 13.39%)
  5. Dilaudid (14 people, 12.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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