Active Ingredient(s):Decitabine FDA Approved: * May 2, 2006 Pharm Company: *MGI PHARMA INC Category:Cancer
Decitabine, sold under the brand name Dacogen, acts as a nucleic acid synthesis inhibitor. It is a medication for the treatment of myelodysplastic syndromes, a class of conditions where certain blood cells are dysfunctional, and for acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Chemically, it is a cytidine analog.
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Decitabine is used...
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