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Do the ingredients in Hydrea cure sickle cell anemia?

No. Hydroxyurea, the active ingredient in Hydrea, will not cure sickle cell anemia but it will help control your symptoms. Your doctor or healthcare provider can help you understand how Hydrea treats your symptoms. If you have questions or concerns about treatment options, talk to your doctor.

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