Azacitidine

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  1. Azacitidine Benefits & Uses
  2. Azacitidine Dosage & How to Take
  3. Azacitidine Side Effects
  4. Azacitidine Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Azacitidine with Other Drugs
  6. Azacitidine Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Azacitidine
  8. Azacitidine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Azacitidine Benefits & Uses

Azacitidine is used to treat the following -

  1. ब्लड कैंसर Primary
  2. माइलोडिस्प्लास्टिक सिंड्रोम

Azacitidine Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Azacitidine

Azacitidine

Azacitidine Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Azacitidine is used -

  1. Headache Mild
  2. Dizziness Mild
  3. Insomnia Mild
  4. Nausea or vomiting
  5. Decreased potassium level in blood
  6. Loss of appetite
  7. Nasopharyngitis
  8. Anemia Severe
  9. Diarrhoea
  10. Constipation Severe
  11. Injection Site Allergic Reaction
  12. Urticaria
  13. Erythema
  14. Chest Pain Mild
  15. Mouth ulcer Common
  16. Bleeding Severe
  17. Decreased Blood Cells (Red cells, White cells and Platelets)

Azacitidine Related Warnings

Is the use of Azacitidine safe for pregnant women?

Azacitidine shows severe side effect on pregnant women. For this reason, pregnant women should only take it after taking medical advice.

Severe

Is the use of Azacitidine safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding may experience severe harmful effects after taking Azacitidine. It should only be taken after medical advice.

Severe

What is the effect of Azacitidine on the Kidneys?

Azacitidine has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Azacitidine on the Liver?

Azacitidine is rarely harmful for the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Azacitidine on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Azacitidine on the heart have been reported.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Azacitidine with Other Drugs

Azacitidine should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Adalimumab

Azacitidine Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Azacitidine unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Liver Cancer
  2. Kidney Disease
  3. Liver Disease
  4. Anemia

Frequently asked Questions about Azacitidine

Is this Azacitidine habit forming or addictive?

Azacitidine is not addictive in nature.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Azacitidine, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Azacitidine can make you drowsy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Azacitidine is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

There is no benefit of taking Azacitidine for mental disorders.

No

Azacitidine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Azacitidine

Information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Azacitidine, due to a lack of research on this.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Azacitidine

It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Azacitidine and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

Unknown
This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Vidaza (azacitidine)
  2. Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Celazadine® (azacitidine)
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