FDA Approved: * September 16, 2013 Pharm Company: *DR REDDYS LABS LTD 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.
2 Mechanism of action
2.1 Inhibition of methylation...
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Azacitidine 100 mg Intravenous; Subcutaneous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution