Vidaza

What is Vidaza?

Azacitidine (INN; trade name Vidaza) is a chemical analogue of cytidine, a nucleoside present in DNA and RNA. Azacitidine and its deoxy derivative, decitabine (also known as 5-aza-2′deoxycytidine), are used in the treatment of myelodysplastic syndrome. Both drugs were first synthesized in Czechoslovakia as potential chemotherapeutic agents for cancer.

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My father has had 2 Vidaza treatments for AML associated MDS. No response yet in counts, but my question has to do with a video I watched online in...

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Dear,
VIDAZA( AZACYSTIDINE) IS THE TREATMENT OF CHOICE FOR MDS TURNED INTO CHRONIC MYELOMONOCYTIC LEUKEMIA. AT SOME STAGE OF TREATMENT IT MAY...

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Is hair loss a side effect of vidaza? I have been on 4 cycles and my hair has gone from curly to thin and straight...also was on Procrit once a...

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Brief Answer:
It causes hair fall

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Thanks for the query.
Vidaza is an anti cancer drug and all the anti cancer drugs causes...

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I am looking to contact ONLY AAAAAAA MD with medical question regarding a friend of mine with myelodysplastic syndrome , refractory cytopenia,...

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Dear Sir,
Myelodysplasia Syndrome is associated with pancytopenea (low count of all normal blood cells ie RBC,Platlets,Neutrophils ,lymhocytes)....

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