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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: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 945 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 2,567 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
August 7, 2013
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Vdaza & Dacogen
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What patients are saying about Dacogen vs. Vidaza

381 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
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...
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...
...your uric acid level.  I am on Vidaza (sister drug) and am give Allopurinol to prevent this.  I ...group buddy on Dacogen for 4 yrs and has no p...
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...
I've had 4 rounds of Vidaza so far with great results,...
...express themselves. I've had 4 rounds of Vidaza so far with great results, and no side effects luckily. My ...Cornell-weill they'll go with vidaza, over at mt Sinai they go with Dacogen....
I've had 4 rounds of Vidaza so far with great results,...
...express themselves. I've had 4 rounds of Vidaza so far with great results, and no side effects luckily. My ...Cornell-weill they'll go with vidaza, over at mt Sinai they go with Dacogen....
sixth round of Vidaza which finally started working after...
...are doing now on the Dacogen. I am in my sixth round of Vidaza which finally started working after the ...Only problem I'm having is low white cell count aft round ...had to take Neupagen. ...
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