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 1,019 Prednisone 455 Revlimid 446
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Dacogen
VS.
Vidaza
Other name: Decitabine (Decitabine)
Other name: Azacitidine (Azacitidine)
3.5
3.5
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Myelodysplastic Syndrome
Cancer
Lymphoma
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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
Hair Loss
1
Cough
1
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Nausea
Dac
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Fever
Dac
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Pneumonia
Dac
Vid
4
3
Shortness Of Breath
Dac
Vid
3
2
Clotting Disorder
Dac
Vid
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Weight Gain
Dac
Vid
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0
Loss Of Appetite
Dac
Vid
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0
Cough
Dac
Vid
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1
Dizzy
Dac
Vid
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0
Joint Pain
Dac
Vid
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0
Nausea
Vid
Dac
9
7
Fever
Vid
Dac
6
6
Pneumonia
Vid
Dac
3
4
Shortness Of Breath
Vid
Dac
2
3
Bone Marrow Failure
Vid
Dac
2
0
Fibrosis
Vid
Dac
2
0
Itching
Vid
Dac
2
0
Neutropenia
Vid
Dac
1
0
Hair Loss
Vid
Dac
1
0
Cough
Vid
Dac
1
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...
" ...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, bu... "

husband had been on Vidaza for 15 months and it worked great...
" ...similar circumstances. My husband had been on Vidaza for 15 months and it worked great until now. ...doctor discussed dacogen but we are in limbo until his platelets are better. Our husbands... "

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

effects anyone has experienced with Vidaza. Good effects...
" ...Vidaza today after problems with Dacogen and wondering what ...anyone has experienced with Vi... "

vidaza failure has not proven very effective. There have...
" ...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 ...a group buddy on Dacogen for 4 yrs and has no prob... "

responded well to either Vidaza or Dacogen, each lowered...
" ...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 Dacogen, each... "

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

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