Hydrox 500mg Capsule

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Composition for Hydrox 500mg Capsule

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73.25
₹7.33/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Hydrox Capsule

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Uses of Hydrox Capsule

Hydrox 500mg Capsule is used in the treatment of sickle cell anemia.
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Side effects of Hydrox Capsule

Common

Megaloblastic anemia, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Oligospermia (low sperm count), Azoospermia (absence of sperms).

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How to use Hydrox Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Hydrox 500mg Capsule at a fixed time.

How Hydrox Capsule works

Hydroxycarbamide causes inhibition of DNA synthesis during the S-phase of cell division by acting as a ribonucleotide reductase inhibitor resulting to cell death. It is S-phase specific.

In Depth Information on Hydrox Capsule

Warnings
Special precautions for Hydrox 500mg Capsule
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Hydrox 500mg Capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Hydrox 500mg Capsule is probably usafe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Hydrox 500mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Hydrox 500mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Hydrox 500mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of kidney function test and some blood tests may be advised while you are taking this medicine.
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Liver
CAUTION
Hydrox 500mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Hydrox 500mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

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