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Hydroxyurea (Hydrea)

What Is Hydroxyurea? Hydroxyurea (Hydrea) is a drug that was tested as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is manufactured by Bristol-Myers Squibb. Hydroxyurea is sometimes referred to as HU. Hydroxyurea was approved for use against cancer. It also works against sickle cell anemia. Hydroxyurea has not been approved by the FDA for use against HIV. Hydroxyurea blocks an enzyme produced by human cells. This enzyme makes building blocks used...
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hydroxyurea: friend or foe?

Dr. Young,Dr. Paul Curtis Bellman advocates austerely in favor of further study of hydroxyurea as a potential agent having anti-viral fighting capability. In the article below, this doctor discloses several points that he believes illuminates the...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thank you for making us aware of Dr. Bellman's position.I think that the HU and didanosine (ddI, Videx) story is one of increased toxicity under the circumstance of elevated ddI levels. Others including my own analysis of the Center for... Read more »

Hydroxyurea & children

Is Hydroxyurea now being given to pediatric patients? If so, please tell me is this still experimental? ...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Hydroxyurea has been used in children, but there are few formal studies. A pilot study of hydroxyurea in combination with stavudine and ddI has recently been published (Kline et al, Pilot study of hydroxyurea in human immunodeficiency virus-infected... Read more »

Hydroxyurea, maybe or no?

Dr. Young,What do you know of Hydroxyurea?Jose...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hydroxyrea has been used in the past as an adjunct to HIV therapies that contained didanosine (ddI, Videx). Because of seriously increased toxicities, this combination should not be used.... Read more »

hydroxyurea

is hydroxyurea still a viable therapy nowadays for acute or chronic hiv treatment? How about IL-2?...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
The blush has left the rose for hydroxyurea. Clinical trials and experience demonstrate that the drug adds little to other HIV therapies and adds toxicity. IL-2 has been studied for a long time now and it is still unclear how this will fit in as... 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?


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