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Dacogen Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is decitabine (Dacogen)?
- What are the possible side effects of decitabine (Dacogen)?
- What is the most important information I should know about decitabine (Dacogen)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before receiving decitabine (Dacogen)?
- How is decitabine given (Dacogen)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Dacogen)?
- What happens if I overdose (Dacogen)?
- What should I avoid while receiving decitabine (Dacogen)?
- What other drugs will affect decitabine (Dacogen)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Dacogen)?
Call your doctor for instructions if you miss an appointment for your decitabine injection.
What happens if I overdose (Dacogen)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include some of the serious side effects listed in this medication guide.
What should I avoid while receiving decitabine (Dacogen)?
Avoid being near people who are sick or have infections. Tell your doctor at once if you develop signs of infection.
Avoid activities that may increase your risk of bleeding or injury. Use extra care to prevent bleeding while shaving or brushing your teeth.
What other drugs will affect decitabine (Dacogen)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with decitabine. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about decitabine.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Dacogen Information
- Dacogen Drug Interactions Center: decitabine iv
- Dacogen Side Effects Center
- Dacogen FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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