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Vidaza generic name: Azacitidine

What is Vidaza used for?

This medication is used to treat certain types of blood cancers in which the bone marrow does not produce enough healthy blood cells. People with these disorders usually have problems such as infections, anemia, and easy bleeding/bruising. Azacitidine works by helping your bone marrow make healthy blood cells. It also kills abnormal blood cells that have grown too fast and do not work properly. This form of azacitidine should not be used in place of the form taken by mouth.




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Vidaza Frequently Asked Questions

This medication is given by injection under the skin or into a vein by a health care professional.

If you are receiving the injection under the skin, your health care professional will change the injection site each time to lessen injury under the skin.

This medication is injected as directed by your doctor, usually once a day for 7 days in a row. A 7-day course of this medication is called a cycle. This cycle is repeated every 4 weeks depending on your response and blood tests.

The dosage is based on your medical condition, body size, lab tests, and response to treatment. Keep all medical/lab appointments.

IMPORTANT: HOW TO USE THIS INFORMATION: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

Vidaza Dosage and Form Information

100 Mg

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