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What Is Hydroxyurea

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... What Is Hydroxyurea? Who Should Take Hydroxyurea? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Hydroxyurea Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Hydroxyurea React With Other Drugs? The Bottom Line What Is Hydroxyurea? Hydroxyurea
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What Magazine had Article on DDI/Hydroxyurea Compo

My Dr. would like to read the article on combining DDI/Hydroxurea. I replaced Fuzeon for this combo and I went undetectable for 1st time..but having side affects.Shortness of breath. Lung/heart tests OK. also on Aptivus/norvir, Viramune, Viread....
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Here is a link to a ddI/hydroxyurea article that should be a good starting point for anyone that wants to read about this approach. If you are having side Read more »

Is Hydrea the same as hydroxyurea

Dear Rick, I am presently on d4t + ddI + Hydrea. What I wish to know is whether Hydrea is also called hydroxyurea. Thanks Rarinporn
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question. Hydrea is known by many different names: Hydroxyurea 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 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 Read more »
The Body PRO

Abstract No. 402:Phase I/II Dosing Study of Once-Daily Hydroxyurea (HU) Alone vs Didanosine (ddI) Alone vs ddI + HU

...In earlier studies, hydroxyurea, when added to DDI or D4T increased the activity of a single or dual nucleoside therapy by 0.5 to 0.7 log 10 copies/mL. Read more »
The Body PRO

Abstract No. 398: Treatment with d4T + ddI + Nelfinavir + Hydroxyurea for Early or Recent Primary HIV Infection

...Researchers from UCSF presented data from a study designed to assess the efficacy of a four-drug combination -- ddI/d4T/nelfinavir/hydroxyurea -- for patients with "early" HIV infection (defined as asymptomatic patients with a T-cell, or CD4,... Read more »
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ddI, d4T and Hydroxyurea Side Effect Warning!

...pancreas). An early symptom includes severe abdominal pain, which should be carefully diagnosed. Adding d4T (stavudine, Zerit) and/or hydroxyurea (Hydrea, Droxia) to ddI may further increase the risk of pancreatitis. Results from ACTG A5025... Read more »
PWA Health Group

Hydroxyurea -- Ever More Fascinating!

...The AIDS/HIV treatment pipeline is simply full of surprises. Hydroxyurea, a relatively powerful experimental treatment for HIV, has managed to steal the spotlight from the ever-mighty protease Read more »
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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 »

loooking for a good doctor

Posted by Anonymous moving to Atlanta looking for a good doc. Six years poz and very healthy; taking two protease inhibitors, an antiviral and hydroxyurea. Wanna make sure the viral load stays undetectable. Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated! Randy Read more »

hydroxy urea

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I recently started taking HU and have been feeling tired and achy all over. My doctor,who is great, has checked my blood work and it is fine. Any one else out there tatking this drug? Read more »

Bristol Myers Squibbs: Videx

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Gentlemen, Stay away from Videx it infected my pancreas and made me diabetic, apprantly it does that to a high percentage of people on it or as I also understand kills another hign percentage of them. What does Bristol Myers Squibbs do? Sell death... Read more »