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Treatment for Asymptomatic polycythemia vera - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
Doctor :   please proceed with your query
User :   we have a truck driver with asymptomatic Polythycemia vera who has been prescribed Hydroxeria. what is Hydroxeria? is it a blood thinner.
Doctor :   its Hydroxyurea
User :   ah ha. so he mispelled what he was telling us.
Doctor :   ok
User :   is Hydroxyurea a blood thinner? if so, the Federal DOT will not let him operate a commercial motor vehicle
Doctor :   its a immuno supressant

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