Azacitidine
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Azacitidine?

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• This medicine is used to treat specific types of leukemias and bone marrow disorders.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Talk with healthcare provider before receiving any vaccinations. Use with this medicine may either increase the risk of serious infection or make the vaccination less effective.

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have liver disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Use two forms of birth control that you can trust 1 month before treatment begins, during treatment, and for at least 1 month after treatment ends.

• If you are a male and sexually active, protect your partner from pregnancy. Use two forms of birth control that you can trust 1 month before treatment begins, during treatment, and for at...

 
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