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Azacitidine (Vidaza)

Also known as Vidaza

Azacitidine (INN) or 5-azacytidine, sold under the 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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Estimated Total Cost: $5753.78 for an average of 21 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed azacitidine to treat myelodysplastic syndrome, rabies, blastomycosis, and west nile virus.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take azacitidine if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions

Significant Interactions


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