hydroxycarbamide


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Related to hydroxycarbamide: hydroxyurea, Anagrelide, Hydrea

hy·drox·y·u·re·a

(hī-drok'sē-yū-rē'ă),
An oral antineoplastic agent that inhibits DNA synthesis; used to treat various malignancies including melanoma, chronic myelocytic leukemia, and carcinoma of the ovary.
Synonym(s): hydroxycarbamide

hydroxycarbamide

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