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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 982 Prednisone 434 Revlimid 417
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Decitabine
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Vidaza
Other name: Dacogen (Dacogen)
Other name: Azacitidine (Azacitidine)
5 / 10
Satisfaction
7 / 10
Satisfaction
339
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Myelodysplastic Syndrome
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Myelodysplastic Syndrome
Acute Myeloid Leukaemia*
Cancer
* Off label
Method of use:
Injection
Method of use:
Injection
Prescribing mode:
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Prescribing mode:
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Decitabine (trade name Dacogen), or 5-aza-2'-deoxycytidine, is a cytidine analog...
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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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Top Concerns
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Nausea
9
Fever
7
Shortness Of Breath
3
Neutropenia
2
Pneumonia
2
Cough
2
Dry Mouth
2
Hair Loss
1
Burp
1
Rash
1
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Vid
Nausea
9
Fever
5
Pneumonia
3
Shortness Of Breath
2
Bone Marrow Failure
2
Fibrosis
2
Itching
2
Neutropenia
1
Hair Loss
1
Cough
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2
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Decitabine (trade name Dacogen), or 5-aza-2'-deoxycytidine, is a cytidine analog...
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Decitabine
About Vidaza
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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" ...much of the success has been accidental. Suzanne is on Vidaza and had had three rounds. I just finished round 2 of Decitabine with a 20% dose reduction. As long as this mutation stays away until... "

" ...you suspect that Decitabine has less effect. Patients that have been treated with Vidaza or Decitabine should look for clinical trials with new drugs if Vidaza/Decitabine not are working.... "

" ...and just started chemo with Vidaza - it is ...are used - Vidaza and Dacogen(spelling?). Sometimes ...other blood disorders. Why did they switch medications from hyroxurea to decitabine? Di... "

" Andrea, I hope you are feeling OK with the Decitabine. I felt a little nauseated and tired with the Vidaza. I am now done at the SCCA since I passed my 100 days and back to my... "

" ...new treatment plan she would rather do low dose Cytarbine which she can do in shot form from home ( which is what they used before Decitabine and Vidaza ), I guess this is the dark side of... "

" ...Decitabine. We see the oncologist/hematologist here in Des Moines, IA on Tuesday, 5/8/08. She will get my husband started on one of the two drug therapies the Mayo doctor recommended. If anyon... "

" Hi Billy and Tina, Praying that the Decitabine works. I am on its cousin Vidaza, I have had 4 treatments so far to treat post transplant relapse. I have not developed any mouth ulcers from this... "

" Vidaza(R) May Provide Alternative Treatment for Elderly Patients with AML ...remission at a higher than expected rate when treated with the drug decitabine using a novel dosing... "

" ...SYNDROMES The authors studied the effects of azacitidine or decitabine before a transplant, to learn whether these drugs had ...for high-risk MDS patients to take Vidaza or Dacogen even if th... "

" ...therapy with Erythropoetin and GM-CSF was working for him for about 8 months, ...next level options like Decitabine made available to him. ...mentioned above. Also regarding Vidaza I saw a r... "

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