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Vidaza

OVERDOSE

One case of overdose with VIDAZA was reported during clinical trials. A patient experienced diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting after receiving a single IV dose of approximately 290 mg/m² , almost 4 times the recommended starting dose. The events resolved without sequelae, and the correct dose was resumed the following day. In the event of overdosage, the patient should be monitored with appropriate blood counts and should receive supportive treatment, as necessary. There is no known specific antidote for VIDAZA overdosage.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Advanced Malignant Hepatic Tumors

VIDAZA is contraindicated in patients with advanced malignant hepatic tumors [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].

Hypersensitivity To Azacitidine Or Mannitol

VIDAZA is contraindicated in patients with a known hypersensitivity to azacitidine or mannitol.

Last reviewed on RxList: 1/23/2014
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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