Active Ingredient(s): Azacitidine
FDA Approved: * May 19, 2004
Pharm Company: * PHARMION
Category: Cancer

Azacitidine, sold under the brand name Vidaza among others, is a chemical analog of cytidine, a nucleoside 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.[5] Contents 1 Uses 1.1 Clinical 1.2 Non-clinical 2 Mechanism of action 2.1 Inhibition of methylation... [wikipedia]

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Dosage List

Vidaza 100 mg/1 Intravenous; Subcutaneous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution
NDC: 59572-102
Celgene Corporation

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