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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Dacogen IV.

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6 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Bone Marrow Disorders Occurring Before Leukemia
7/7/2014 4:35:23 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
My mother has leukemia. She is currently on the Dacogne.

Condition: Bone Marrow Disorders Occurring Before Leukemia
12/15/2011 1:14:35 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Male (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

Condition: Bone Marrow Disorders Occurring Before Leukemia
10/1/2011 9:30:54 AM

Reviewer: lawuser, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been in Dacogen MDS treatment for three months. 5 IV days followed by 3 weeks off. The Dacogen attacked my WBC and I have requied three RBC transfusion's (3 units, 2 units and 2 units. these transfusion were about 2 weeks apart, beacuse of a low HGB. I have now gone several weeks without a transfuion and my HGB is rising unassisted. I am regaining strength and feeling much better. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bone Marrow Disorders Occurring Before Leukemia
7/24/2011 2:04:41 PM

Reviewer: kgtuck, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking this drug since first diagnosed with myleodysplasia. Have continued for 23 months now and blood counts are completely within normal limits; however, white counts fluctuate a bit below normal.

Condition: Bone Marrow Disorders Occurring Before Leukemia
10/10/2009 10:34:55 PM

Reviewer: mom0162, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been on Dacogen treatment 19 months now. It seems to be working, my blood counts are finally in the safer range, but I developed a slight increase in blood sugar levels and may need to begin medication for diabetes.

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