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Hydroxyurea (Hydroxyurea) - Respiratory Failure - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Respiratory Failure (8)

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Hydroxyurea where reactions include respiratory failure. The selected reports were submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year.

Possible Hydroxyurea side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-03

Patient: male, weighing 52.8 kg (116.2 pounds)

Reactions: Large Intestine Perforation, Cellulitis, Respiratory Failure, Radiation Skin Injury

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Afinitor
    Dosage: no treatment
    Indication: Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Blinded NO Treatment Received
    Dosage: no treatment
    Indication: Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Cisplatin
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Head and Neck Cancer

Cisplatin
    Dosage: 120 mg, q21d
    Start date: 2011-05-24

Comparator Cetuximab
    Dosage: 400 mg, qw
    Start date: 2011-07-13

Comparator Cetuximab
    Dosage: 400 mg, qw
    Start date: 2011-08-08
    End date: 2011-08-12

Comparator Cetuximab
    Dosage: 400 mg, qw
    Indication: Head and Neck Cancer
    Start date: 2011-06-07

Fluorouracil
    Dosage: 950 mg/d over 120 hours
    Start date: 2011-08-07
    End date: 2011-08-12

Fluorouracil
    Dosage: 975 mg/d over 120 hours
    Indication: Head and Neck Cancer
    Start date: 2011-07-04
    End date: 2011-07-09

Hydroxyurea
    Dosage: 500 mg, bid per gt
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Head and Neck Cancer
    Start date: 2011-07-04
    End date: 2011-07-09

Hydroxyurea
    Dosage: 500 mg, bid per gt
    Start date: 2011-08-07
    End date: 2011-08-12

Paclitaxel
    Dosage: 299.3 mg, q21 d
    Indication: Head and Neck Cancer
    Start date: 2012-05-24

Placebo
    Dosage: no treatment
    Indication: Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Other drugs received by patient: Elixir Paregorique Lipha; Nexium; Enalapril Maleate; Labetalol HCL; Lexapro; Neosporin (Neomycin Sulfate / Polymyxin B Sulfate); Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate; Morphine; Colace; Nystatin; Ondansetron; Esomeprazole; Lorazepam; Prochlorperazine; Ciprofloxacin HCL; Oxycodone HCL; Oxycontin; Oramorph SR; Enoxaparin; Docusate



Possible Hydroxyurea side effects in

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from United States on 2012-05-10

Patient:

Reactions: Death, Respiratory Failure, Subarachnoid Haemorrhage, Acute Myeloid Leukaemia, Sepsis, Myelodysplastic Syndrome

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Hydroxyurea



Possible Hydroxyurea side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Mexico on 2012-03-28

Patient: female

Reactions: Death, Pneumonia, Respiratory Failure, Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy, Venous Insufficiency, Leukocytosis, Splenomegaly, Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gleevec
    Dosage: 800 mg, unk

Gleevec
    Dosage: 400 mg, day
    Indication: Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia
    Start date: 2011-02-15

Hydroxyurea
    Dosage: 1500 mg, unk
    Start date: 2011-09-15



Possible Hydroxyurea side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Mexico on 2012-03-19

Patient: female

Reactions: Pneumonia, Drug Ineffective, Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy, Venous Insufficiency, Death, Respiratory Failure, Splenomegaly, Leukocytosis

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gleevec
    Dosage: 400 mg, day
    Indication: Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia
    Start date: 2011-02-15

Gleevec
    Dosage: 800 mg, unk

Hydroxyurea
    Dosage: 1500 mg, unk
    Start date: 2011-09-15



Possible Hydroxyurea side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Mexico on 2012-03-13

Patient: female

Reactions: Pneumonia, Drug Ineffective, Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy, Venous Insufficiency, Death, Respiratory Failure, Leukocytosis, Splenomegaly

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gleevec
    Dosage: 400 mg, day
    Indication: Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia
    Start date: 2011-02-15

Gleevec
    Dosage: 800 mg, unk
    Start date: 2011-12-21

Hydroxyurea
    Dosage: 1500 mg, unk
    Start date: 2011-09-15



Possible Hydroxyurea side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Germany on 2011-11-15

Patient: male, weighing 80.0 kg (176.0 pounds)

Reactions: Respiratory Failure, Pulmonary Fibrosis

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Hydroxyurea



Possible Hydroxyurea side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Canada on 2011-11-10

Patient: male, weighing 104.2 kg (229.2 pounds)

Reactions: Renal Failure, Pneumonia, Respiratory Failure, Pain, Haematoma

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Allopurinol
    Dosage: 300 milligram
    Administration route: Oral

Azacitidine
    Dosage: 75 milligram/sq. meter
    Start date: 2011-09-06
    End date: 2011-09-12

Azacitidine
    Dosage: 75 milligram/sq. meter
    Start date: 2011-10-17
    End date: 2011-10-23

Hydroxyurea
    Dosage: 500 milligram
    Administration route: Oral

Septra
    Dosage: 400/80/ 4 tablets
    Administration route: Oral
    End date: 2011-10-01

Other drugs received by patient: Metoprolol; Prednisone TAB; Whole Blood; Digoxin; Levofloxacin; Tinzaparin; Acetaminophen; Flomax; Platelets; Whole Blood; Piperacillin and Tazobactam



Possible Hydroxyurea side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Germany on 2011-11-09

Patient: male, weighing 80.0 kg (176.0 pounds)

Reactions: Respiratory Failure, Pulmonary Fibrosis

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Hydroxyurea

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