Hydroxyurea for Sickle Cell Disease

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Your child needs to take a medicine called hydroxyurea. This information sheet explains what hydroxyurea does and how it is given to your child. It also explains what side effects, or problems, your child may have when they take this medicine.


Disclaimer: The information in this Family Med-aid is accurate at the time of printing. It provides a summary of information about hydroxyurea and does not contain all possible information about this medicine. Not all side effects are listed. If you have any questions or want more information about hydroxyurea, speak to your healthcare provider. 

Last updated: June 12th 2023