What is Decitabine?

It is a drug for the treatment of myelodysplastic syndromes, a class of conditions where certain blood cells are dysfunctional, and for acute myeloid leukemia (AML).

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A patient was taking decitabine, with the diagnosis MDS RAED-2.

After three months since the decitabine (first cycle), the neutrophil and blood...

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Brief Answer:
myelodysplastic syndrome

Detailed Answer:
Dear Hermittan,

Thanks for your query.

I am sorry to note that you have undergone complete...

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What are the medical and/or natural treatments for MDS?

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Brief Answer:
Stem cell transplantation is the treatment of choice.

Detailed Answer:
Hi, dear
I have gone through your question. I can understand...

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my brother who is 72 has leukemia AML. He is undergoing decitabine treatment. His platelet count right now is 31and has even dropped lower. He has...

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As to increase the platelet count Papaya leave will help. take in daily as you doing it. yet now there is no study conclude how much to take...

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