Decitabine vs Vidaza

Decitabine
(Rx)
Vidaza
(Rx)
Decitabine is a cancer medication.
Vidaza is a cancer medication.
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Satisfaction Score
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3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
1.9
Approval Date
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July 11, 2013
May 19, 2004
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
380 Discussions
3,401 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Decitabine 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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Dec
Nausea
7
Fever
5
Weakness
4
Pneumonia
3
Shortness of Breath
2
Exhaustion
2
Hair Loss
2
Anemia
2
Neutropenia
2
Dry Mouth
1
Vid
Tiredness
9
Nausea
7
Fever
4
Constipation
3
Weakness
3
Pneumonia
2
Shortness of Breath
2
Bone Marrow Failure
1
Headaches
1
Itching
1
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Decitabine
Dec
Vidaza
Vid
Nausea
Dec
Vid
7
7
Fever
Dec
Vid
5
4
Weakness
Dec
Vid
4
3
Pneumonia
Dec
Vid
3
2
Shortness of Breath
Dec
Vid
2
2
Exhaustion
Dec
Vid
2
0
Hair Loss
Dec
Vid
2
0
Anemia
Dec
Vid
2
0
Neutropenia
Dec
Vid
2
0
Dry Mouth
Dec
Vid
1
0
Tiredness
Vid
Dec
9
0
Nausea
Vid
Dec
7
7
Fever
Vid
Dec
4
5
Constipation
Vid
Dec
3
0
Weakness
Vid
Dec
3
4
Pneumonia
Vid
Dec
2
3
Shortness of Breath
Vid
Dec
2
2
Bone Marrow Failure
Vid
Dec
1
0
Headaches
Vid
Dec
1
0
Itching
Vid
Dec
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 Decitabine 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 Decitabine 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 Decitabine 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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