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Hydroxyurea Dosage

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Side Effects of hydroxyurea

...polycythemia vera. He has phlebotomies every one to two months. Usually his platelet ct. & hematocrit dropped after the phlebotomy. His hydroxyurea dosage was doubled about six months ago. Now his platelet count drops after phlebotomy but his...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Is your dad HIV infected (this forum is specifically for persons who are HIV+ or their docs who are having side effects of either HIV or from treatment). HU can reduce the platelet count when used in the setting of HIV infection. Keith Henry, M.D. Read more »

contrasting combative strategies (hydroxyurea and IL-2)

Dr. Gerald,I am attaching to you an article that is most interesting. How do you feel about the... Read more »

Off of Hydroxyurea

My doctor took me off Hydoxyurea and adjusted my dosage of d4t and ddi. I am also taking Fortavase... Read more »
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Hydroxyurea

... What Is Hydroxyurea? Who Should Take Hydroxyurea? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Hydroxyurea Taken? What Are the Side Effects? Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Zerit (Stavudine, d4T)

...Stavudine does not cure or prevent HIV infection or AIDS and does not reduce the risk of passing the virus to other people. Dosage Form/Administration Always take this medication as your doctor instructs. Stavudine is taken by mouth, without... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Hydroxyurea Becomes the Talk of Geneva

...taking HU once a day is as good as twice or three times daily. The study has nine arms, with all patients on ddI and d4T at dosages related to their weight. There will be three total daily amounts of HU: 1,200 mg (once a day, 600 mg twice a day... Read more »
Wyoming: Positives for Positives

Interview With Franco Lori, M.D.

...efficacy is far superior and statistically significant. So, I think we have to revisit the concept of the use of hydroxyurea with a dosage that is much lower than the one we were using, which frankly was becoming too toxic especially when we were... Read more »
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Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

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Hydroxyurea

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm looking to hear from someone who has tried this hyroxyurea. My doctor wants me to try it in combination with other drugs. ANyone out there with exprience? Read more »