Essential medicines selection

Hydroxycarbamide (Inclusion)

17th Expert Committee on the Selection and Use of Essential Medicines (2009)

Drug information

Drug name: Hydroxycarbamide (Hydroxyurea)
Section 8.2: Cytotoxic medicines

Formulation: 200 mg, 250 mg, 300 mg, 400 mg, 500 mg capsules and 1 g tablets. The 250 mg and 500 mg strength capsules and 1 g tablet are available generically.

Application prepared by:
Dr Y. Cheng and Dr E. Walkom, Discipline of Clinical Pharmacology, School of Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Health, The University of Newcastle, Waratah, New South Wales, Australia 2298