Review: could Hydroxyurea cause Sickle cell anaemia with crisis?
This is a review of Sickle cell anaemia with crisis by studying 3,124 people who take Hydroxyurea. We analyze: the time on Hydroxyurea when people have Sickle cell anaemia with crisis, gender and age of these people, the severity of Sickle cell anaemia with crisis, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Hydroxyurea. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Hydroxyurea (latest outcomes from 3,221 users) has active ingredients of hydroxyurea. It is often used in polycythemia vera, polycythaemia vera. Commonly reported side effects of Hydroxyurea include fever, weakness, nausea, fatigue, nausea and vomiting.
Sickle cell anaemia with crisis
Sickle cell anaemia with crisis (sickle cell anaemia have painful episodes) (latest reports from 6,820 patients) has been reported by people with sickle cell anaemia, iron overload, pain, blood iron increased, constipation.
On Feb, 8, 2014: 3,123 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydroxyurea. Among them, 108 people (3.46%) have Sickle Cell Anaemia With Crisis.
Time on Hydroxyurea when people have Sickle cell anaemia with crisis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Sickle cell anaemia with crisis||0.00%||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 * :
|Sickle cell anaemia with crisis||70.75%||29.25% |
Age of people who have Sickle cell anaemia with crisis when taking Hydroxyurea * :
|Sickle cell anaemia with crisis||0.00%||1.18%||7.06%||30.59%||30.59%||23.53%||7.06%||0.00% |
Severity of Sickle cell anaemia with crisis when taking Hydroxyurea ** :
How people recovered from Sickle cell anaemia with crisis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Sickle cell anaemia (56 people, 51.85%)
- Iron overload (33 people, 30.56%)
- Pain (19 people, 17.59%)
- Nausea (13 people, 12.04%)
- Pulmonary hypertension (10 people, 9.26%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Exjade (83 people, 76.85%)
- Folic acid (82 people, 75.93%)
- Oxycontin (16 people, 14.81%)
- Percocet (14 people, 12.96%)
- Dilaudid (14 people, 12.96%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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