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Polycythemia Vera drugs
Polycythemia Vera

  • HYDROXYUREA (hye drox ee yoor EE a) is a chemotherapy drug. It slows the growth of cancer cells. This medicine is used to treat certain leukemias, skin cancer, head and neck cancer, and advanced ovarian cancer. It is also used to control the painf...
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  • ANAGRELIDE (an AG re lide) is used to lower platelet counts. This helps to prevent blood clots from forming. It also reduces the risk of problems like intestinal bleeding, stroke, and heart attack caused by having too many platelets.
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  • INTERFERON ALFA-2b (in ter FEER on AL fa 2 b) is a man-made protein. Natural interferons are produced in the body to help the immune system fight viral infections and certain cancer growths. This medicine has similar actions to natural interferons...
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  • MECHLORETHAMINE (me klor ETH a meen) is a chemotherapy drug. This medicine is used to treat many types of cancer like Hodgkin's disease, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, mycosis fungoides, and some blood and lung cancers.
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