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Vidaza Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is azacitidine (Vidaza)?
- What are the possible side effects of azacitidine (Vidaza)?
- What is the most important information I should know about azacitidine (Vidaza)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before receiving azacitidine (Vidaza)?
- How is azacitidine given (Vidaza)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Vidaza)?
- What happens if I overdose (Vidaza)?
- What should I avoid while using azacitidine (Vidaza)?
- What other drugs will affect azacitidine (Vidaza)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Vidaza)?
Contact your doctor if you miss an appointment for your azacitidine injection.
What happens if I overdose (Vidaza)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have received too much of this medicine.
Overdose can cause diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting.
What should I avoid while using azacitidine (Vidaza)?
Avoid being near people who have colds, the flu, or other contagious illnesses. Contact your doctor at once if you develop signs of infection.
Avoid getting any of this medicine on your skin. If this does happen, tell your caregiver right away and wash the area with soap and warm water.
Do not receive a "live" vaccine while you are being treated with azacitidine, and avoid coming into contact with anyone who has recently received a live vaccine. There is a chance that the virus could be passed on to you.
What other drugs will affect azacitidine (Vidaza)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with azacitidine. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about azacitidine.
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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