Hydroxyurea for Sickle Cell Disease
How Well It Works
Hydroxyurea can reduce the number of painful events and acute chest syndrome episodes. It also can reduce hospital stays for sickle cell disease.Reference 1 This medicine doesn't work for everyone though.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: October 1, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Martin Steinberg, MD - Hematology