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 1,090 Revlimid 485 Prednisone 474
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Decitabine vs Vidaza

Decitabine
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Vidaza
Other name: Dacogen (Dacogen)
Other name: Azacitidine (Azacitidine)
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Myelodysplastic Syndrome
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Myelodysplastic Syndrome
Acute Myeloid Leukaemia*
Cancer
* Off label
Method of use:
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Method of use:
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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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About Decitabine
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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has been accidental. Suzanne is on Vidaza and had had three...
" ...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... "

e been treated with Vidaza or Decitabine should look for...
" ...right when 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... "

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and just started chemo with Vidaza - it is my understanding...
" ...old female) and just started chemo with Vidaza - it is my understanding ...drugs that are used - Vidaza and Dacogen(spelling?). Sometimes Gleevac is ...with other blood disorders. Why did they switch... "

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felt a little nauseated and tired with the Vidaza. I am n...
" 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... "

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is what they used before Decitabine and Vidaza ), I guess...
" ...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... "

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my husband start on Vidaza or Decitabine. We see...
" ...has recommended my husband start on Vidaza or 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... "

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ecitabine works. I am on its cousin Vidaza, I have had 4 t...
" 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... "

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when treated with the drug decitabine using a novel dosi...
" 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... "

k MDS patients to take Vidaza or Dacogen even if they are...
" ...the effects of azacitidine or decitabine before a transplant, to learn ...that it is suitable for high-risk MDS patients to take Vidaza or Dacogen even if they are going to have... "

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

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