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Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Limited

Watery Lane, Swords, Co. Dublin,
Telephone: 1 800 749 749
Medical Information Direct Line: Freephone: 1 800 749 749
Medical Information e-mail: Medical.information@bms.com
Patient Information Leaflet last updated on medicines.ie: 31/07/2017
PIL Hydrea 500 mg Hard Capsules

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Updated on 31/07/2017 and displayed until Current
Reasons for adding or updating:
  • Change to section 2 - what you need to know - warnings and precautions
  • Change to section 2 - pregnancy, breast feeding and fertility
  • Change to section 4 - possible side effects
  • Change to section 6 - date of revision
Updated on 19/06/2017 and displayed until 31/07/2017
Reasons for adding or updating:
  • Change to section 6 - marketing authorisation holder
  • Change to section 6 - date of revision
Updated on 21/07/2015 and displayed until 19/06/2017
Reasons for adding or updating:
  • Change to storage instructions
  • Change to side-effects
  • Change to date of revision
Updated on 22/12/2014 and displayed until 21/07/2015
Reasons for adding or updating:
  • Change to side-effects
  • Change to drug interactions
  • Change to information about pregnancy or lactation
Updated on 13/03/2014 and displayed until 22/12/2014
Reasons for adding or updating:
  • Change to side-effects
  • Change to drug interactions
  • Change to date of revision
  • Change to improve clarity and readability
  • Correction of spelling/typing errors
  • Improved electronic presentation
Updated on 23/10/2013 and displayed until 13/03/2014
Reasons for adding or updating:
  • Change to warnings or special precautions for use
  • Change of contraindications
  • Change to instructions about overdose
  • Change to storage instructions
  • Change to side-effects
  • Change to information about pregnancy or lactation
  • Change to information about driving or using machinery
  • Change to further information section
  • Change to date of revision
  • Change of special precautions for disposal
Updated on 17/04/2012 and displayed until 23/10/2013
Reasons for adding or updating:
  • Change to warnings or special precautions for use
Updated on 15/02/2012 and displayed until 17/04/2012
Reasons for adding or updating:
  • Improved electronic presentation
Updated on 04/01/2011 and displayed until 15/02/2012
Reasons for adding or updating:
  • Change to warnings or special precautions for use
  • Change of contraindications
  • Change to drug interactions
  • Change to date of revision
Updated on 02/09/2010 and displayed until 04/01/2011
Reasons for adding or updating:
  • Change due to user-testing of patient information
  • Change to name of manufacturer
Updated on 20/08/2008 and displayed until 02/09/2010
Reasons for adding or updating:
  • New PIL for medicines.ie

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Active Ingredients

 
   Hydroxycarbamide