Myelodysplastic Syndrome

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myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS, formerly known as "preleukemia") are a diverse collection of hematology (blood-related) medical condit...
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Vidaza 1,027 Prednisone 459 Revlimid 452
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Dacogen vs Vidaza

Dacogen
VS.
Vidaza
Other name: Decitabine (Decitabine)
Other name: Azacitidine (Azacitidine)
3.5
3.5
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Myelodysplastic Syndrome
Cancer
Lymphoma
Taken for:
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Myelodysplastic Syndrome
Acute Myeloid Leukaemia*
Cancer
* Off label
Method of use:
Injection
Method of use:
Injection
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Azacitidine (International Nonproprietary Name) or 5-azacytidine, sold under the trade name Vidaza, is a chemical analog (chemistry) of cytidine, a nucleoside present in DNA and RNA. Azacitidine and its deoxy derivative, decitabine (also know...
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Top Concerns
Dac
Nausea
7
Fever
6
Pneumonia
4
Shortness Of Breath
3
Clotting Disorder
2
Weight Gain
2
Loss Of Appetite
2
Cough
1
Dizzy
1
Joint Pain
1
Top Concerns
Vid
Nausea
9
Fever
6
Pneumonia
3
Shortness Of Breath
2
Bone Marrow Failure
2
Fibrosis
2
Itching
2
Neutropenia
1
Loss Of Appetite
1
Hair Loss
1
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Fever
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Pneumonia
Dac
Vid
4
3
Shortness Of Breath
Dac
Vid
3
2
Clotting Disorder
Dac
Vid
2
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Weight Gain
Dac
Vid
2
0
Loss Of Appetite
Dac
Vid
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Dac
Vid
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Dizzy
Dac
Vid
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Dac
Vid
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Nausea
Vid
Dac
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7
Fever
Vid
Dac
6
6
Pneumonia
Vid
Dac
3
4
Shortness Of Breath
Vid
Dac
2
3
Bone Marrow Failure
Vid
Dac
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0
Fibrosis
Vid
Dac
2
0
Itching
Vid
Dac
2
0
Neutropenia
Vid
Dac
1
0
Loss Of Appetite
Vid
Dac
1
2
Hair Loss
Vid
Dac
1
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Azacitidine (International Nonproprietary Name) or 5-azacytidine, sold under the trade name Vidaza, is a chemical analog (chemistry) of cytidine, a nucleoside present in DNA and RNA. Azacitidine and its deoxy derivative, decitabine (also know...
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she is not responding to Vidaza. Her options change to...
" ...oncology appointment Monday and Dr said she is not responding to Vidaza. Her options change to Dacogen which he didn't feel would work, do nothing or find a clinical study. We... "

agree, some have been on vidaza for quite a long time, and...
" I agree, some have been on vidaza for quite a long time, and after it stopped working, a few have gone on to Dacogen with additional success... I can say that Dacogen worked wonders for me,... "

husband had been on Vidaza for 15 months and it worked great...
" ...going through similar circumstances. My husband had been on Vidaza for 15 months and it worked great until now. His platelets ...no. The doctor discussed dacogen but we are in limbo until his platelets... "

ve best response when they get Vidaza and which patients th...
" Study about Vidaza vs Dacogen Hi all, It is several ...patients that have best response when they get Vidaza and which patients that respond better when they get Dacogen. Now the study starts:... "

ffects anyone has experienced with Vidaza. Good effects a...
" ...Starting Vidaza today after problems with Dacogen and wondering what type ...side effects anyone has... "

daza failure has not proven very effective. There have be...
" ...in stating that research on dacogen after vidaza failure has not proven very effective. There have been cases ...of people that have taken reduced doses of dacogen over longer periods of time... "

success. I too am on Vidaza - just finished first month....
" ...much success. I too am on Vidaza - just finished first month. I was on dacogen, but didnt work. I am... "

uric acid level. I am on Vidaza (sister drug) and am give...
" ...uric acid level. I am on Vidaza (sister drug) and am give Allopurinol to prevent this. I ...have a group buddy on Dacogen for 4 yrs and has no... "

sponded well to either Vidaza or Dacogen, each lowered my...
" ...Cleveland Clinic mentioned the use of Valproic acid with Vidaza and said we might add it to the Dacogen if I responded to either ...drug. Unfortunately I have not responded well to either Vidaza or... "

drugs such as Dacogen/Vidaza can actually make you worse? I...
" ...My numbers were pretty good from the last blood test but they are starting my on Dacogen Monday anyway. I am ...dr.'s are insisting. Does anyone know if drugs such as Dacogen/Vidaza can actually make... "

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