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.Source: Wikipedia
Estimated Total Cost: $5753.78 for an average of 21 days supply
Patients are most commonly prescribed azacitidine to treat myelodysplastic syndrome, rabies, blastomycosis, and west nile virus.