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Observational study shows hydroxyurea well tolerated in sickle cell disease

Dauvergne B et al. FSCDR 2018, presentation JSCDH-D-18-00052

Key clinical point: Hydroxyurea has been well tolerated by children and adults with sickle cell disease.

Major finding: Of adult participants, 16.9% have experienced hydroxyurea-related adverse events.

Study details: Observational 10-year study of 2,000 adults and children with SCD who were taking hydroxyurea.

Disclosures: The study was sponsored by Addmedica, which markets hydroxyurea as Siklos. Dr. Dauvergne is employed by Addmedica.

Source: Dauvergne B et al. FSCDR 2018, presentation JSCDH-D-18-00052.

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Dauvergne B et al. FSCDR 2018, presentation JSCDH-D-18-00052

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