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Vidaza is used to treat patients with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) is a group of conditions caused by a problem in the blood-forming cells of bone marrow.
Precautions for Vidaza
Vidaza may lead to low white blood cell count (neutropenia) and low platelet count (thrombocytopenia).Your doctor check your blood cell counts regularly to monitor your response and reactions to Vidaza.
Side Effects of Vidaza
The most common side effects with Vidaza include:
- low red blood cell count (anemia)
- low platelet count (thrombocytopenia)
- low white blood cell count (leukopenia)
- redness at the injection site
Who Should Not Take Vidaza
You should not be given Vidaza if you:
- are allergic to Vidaza or any of the ingredients in Vidaza including mannitol
- have advanced liver cancer tumors.
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