VIDAZA 100MG INJECTION

VIDAZA 100MG INJECTION

DESCRIPTION

  • Composition: Azacitidine
  • Indication: Blood Cancer
  • Dosage Form: Injection

PACKAGE

  • 100mg

Brand name – Vidaza

Generic name – Azacitidine

Manufacturer – Glenmark Pharmaceuticals

Strength – 100mg

Dosage Form – Injection

Composition – Azacitidine

Indication – Blood Cancer

Storage – 2° – 8°C

Overview Of Vidaza 100mg Injection
Vidaza 100mg injection is an anticancer medication for the treatment of myelodysplastic cancer which is a kind of blood cancer. The generic name of this medication is Azacitidine. It is a nucleoside analog that showcases antineoplastic properties. It is a strictly prescription-based medication that should only be injected by a doctor or an experienced nurse.

Pharmacodynamics
Vidaza is analogous to the cytosine base and it works by inhibiting the function of enzyme DNA methyltransferase. It as a result prevents the synthesis of DNA. In addition, it incorporates the DNA and RNA and stops the production of proteins. It also causes cell death of the abnormal bone marrow cells.

  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea
  • Heartburn
  • Diarrhea
  • Anxiety
  • Muscle cramps
  • Weight loss
  • Sores on the mouth
  • Fatigue
  • Trouble in sleeping
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Dry skin
  • Chest pain
  • Rashes and hives
  • Shortness of breath
  • Nosebleeds and gum bleeding
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Injection site reaction
  • Weak immune system
  • Cough and cold

This medicine is based on a prescription therefore, it is advisable to follow the advice given by the doctor. Vidaza 100mg injection is given subcutaneously in cycles. It is not self-administrable and should be injected by a doctor or an experienced nurse.

Missed dose

It is advisable to avoid missing any doses. In case you miss a dose of Vidaza consult your doctor immediately.

Overdose

In case of an overdose on Vidaza, immediately contact your doctor or any healthcare provider and seek medical attention.

  • Vidaza 100mg can cause an allergic reaction in some patients. Thus it is important to read the complete composition list before injecting. Also, it is advisable to consult the doctor to find an alternative.
  • Inform the doctor about all the vitamin supplements, herbal medications, and prescription and non-prescription drugs.
  • It is advisable to avoid pregnancy and breastfeeding during the treatment since Vidaza can cause harm to the fetus.
  • Avoiding alcohol and also avoiding operating heavy machinery is advisable.
  • Inform the doctor if you have a liver tumour. It is advisable to not inject Vidaza when suffering from liver complications.

DESCRIPTION

  • Composition: Azacitidine
  • Indication: Blood Cancer
  • Dosage Form: Injection

PACKAGE

  • 100mg
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