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Dacogen vs. Vidaza for Myelodysplastic Syndrome

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Dacogen

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Other Names: Decitabine

Vidaza

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Other Names: Azacitidine
Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 884 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 2,296 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Carole
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Vdaza & Dacogen
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What patients are saying about Dacogen vs. Vidaza

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to Vidaza. Her options change to Dacogen which he...
...for her 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....
and after it stopped working, a few have gone on to Dacogen...
...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,...
Vidaza is not working so he will be switched to Dacogen in...
...on Thursday and his doctor has concluded that the Vidaza is not working so he will be switched to Dacogen in the new year. We are seeking a second...
for him) and is being considered for a switch to Dacogen...
...is currently taking Vidaza (not working for him) and is being considered for a switch to Dacogen by his doctor. ...him to Dacogen yet as ...ahead and try Dacogen. Thoughts? Suggestions? ...
Dacogen, as some on here have had success even after Vidaza...
...they can switch her over to Dacogen, as some on here have had success even after Vidaza stopped working... It's ...past the 1st Dacogen treatment... That 4th ...second round of Dacogen. ...
Dacogen, as some on here have had success even after Vidaza...
...they can switch her over to Dacogen, as some on here have had success even after Vidaza stopped working... It's ...past the 1st Dacogen treatment... That 4th ...second round of Dacogen. ...
then went to Vidaza (didnt work - BMB alittle more worse)...
.../ Vidaza - whats next? Hi everyone - I have tried ATG (was good for 7 years-very good reponse) Tried Dacogen - didnt work (BMB alittle worse) then went to Vidaza (didnt work - BMB alittle...
so far with great results, and no side effects luckily....
...4 rounds of Vidaza so far with great results, and no side effects luckily. My understanding ...treated at Cornell-weill they'll go with vidaza, over at mt Sinai they go with Dacogen. Hope that h...
so far with great results, and no side effects luckily....
...4 rounds of Vidaza so far with great results, and no side effects luckily. My understanding ...treated at Cornell-weill they'll go with vidaza, over at mt Sinai they go with Dacogen. Hope that h...
effects anyone has experienced with Vidaza. Good effects...
...Vidaza today after problems with Dacogen and wondering what ...anyone has experienced with Vi...
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