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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Vidaza Inj.

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23 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Bone Marrow Disorders Occurring Before Leukemia
5/9/2014 7:15:12 AM

Reviewer: 75 or over Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
only slight nausea

Condition: Bone Marrow Disorders Occurring Before Leukemia
4/2/2014 8:10:44 PM

Reviewer: smg5292yahoo.com, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This drug caused me to develop eosophilic pneumonia which, after only two treatments of Vidaza, almost killed me. It took a huge team of doctors (pulmonologists, cardiologoists and the whole hematologists) to bring me back to some semblance of normalcy. They took me off all MDS meds for three years. I've been okay for three years but now because blood levels have dropped due to a virus, the ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bone Marrow Disorders Occurring Before Leukemia
9/18/2013 5:56:35 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was transfusion free for 2 & 1/2 years on this drug. Wish it worked longer for me. Mild constipation was my only issue.

Condition: Bone Marrow Disorders Occurring Before Leukemia
1/18/2013 1:28:01 AM

Reviewer: gil, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
On cycle 3. Some constipation-mild. Dx: MDS. Hives and skin rash has been a constant problem since dx 3/12.

Condition: Bone Marrow Disorders Occurring Before Leukemia
11/16/2012 5:14:18 PM

Reviewer: don , 65-74 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
on 28 day cycle of infusions with vidaza. 7 days of infusions then 21 days without infusions. 1/2 way thru my 6th cycle. last blood test showed vast inprovement.feeling better. side effects: constapation and muscle pain frist two weeks then feeling good (normal) last 2 weeks of cycle

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