Dacogen vs Vidaza

Dacogen
(Rx)
Vidaza
(Rx)
Dacogen is a cancer medication.
Vidaza is a cancer medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
1.9
Concern level
1.9
Approval Date
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May 2, 2006
May 19, 2004
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
1,184 Discussions
3,399 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Dacogen is prescribed for Myelodysplastic Syndrome and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
Vidaza is prescribed for Myelodysplastic Syndrome and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Acute Myeloid Leukaemia, although it is not approved for this condition.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Dac
Tiredness
10
Nausea
4
Weakness
4
Fever
3
Shortness of Breath
2
Constipation
2
Anemia
2
Pneumonia
2
Exhaustion
1
RA
1
Vid
Tiredness
6
Nausea
5
Fever
3
Constipation
2
Weakness
2
Pneumonia
2
Shortness of Breath
1
Bone Marrow Failure
1
Headaches
1
Itching
1
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Dacogen
Dac
Vidaza
Vid
Tiredness
Dac
Vid
10
6
Nausea
Dac
Vid
4
5
Weakness
Dac
Vid
4
2
Fever
Dac
Vid
3
3
Shortness of Breath
Dac
Vid
2
1
Constipation
Dac
Vid
2
2
Anemia
Dac
Vid
2
0
Pneumonia
Dac
Vid
2
2
Exhaustion
Dac
Vid
1
0
RA
Dac
Vid
1
0
Tiredness
Vid
Dac
6
10
Nausea
Vid
Dac
5
4
Fever
Vid
Dac
3
3
Constipation
Vid
Dac
2
2
Weakness
Vid
Dac
2
4
Pneumonia
Vid
Dac
2
2
Shortness of Breath
Vid
Dac
1
2
Bone Marrow Failure
Vid
Dac
1
0
Headaches
Vid
Dac
1
0
Itching
Vid
Dac
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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D Category D
Before taking Dacogen during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
D Category D
Before taking Vidaza during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Dacogen and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Vidaza and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection
Injection
Dosages
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Solution: 50 mg
Solution: 100 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Decitabine
Azacitidine
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Dacogen and Vidaza: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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