azacitidine

<chemical> An antimetabolite antineoplastic agent with general properties similar to those of cytarabine. It inhibits cellular pyrimidine synthesis and has been used mainly in the treatment of acute non-lymphoblastic leukaemia. ... Pharmacological action: antimetabolites, antineoplastic. ... Chemical name: 1,3,5-Triazin-2(1H)-one, 4-amino-1-b...
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azacitidine

A drug that is used to treat myelodysplastic syndromes and is being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. It belongs to the family of drugs called antimetabolites. Also called Mylosar and Vidaza.
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Azacitidine

==Uses== Azacitidine is mainly used in the treatment of myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), for which it received approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on May 19, 2004; it is marketed as Vidaza. In a randomized controlled trial comparing azacitidine to supportive treatment of MDS, around 16% of people receiving the drug had a complete or p...
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