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Side effect(s) of Azacitidine

Read the side effects of Azacitidine as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Most Common - Nausea, anemia, decrease in blood cells, vomiting, pyrexia, diarrhea, injection site redness, constipation and skin discoloration.

Blood- Anemia.

Gastrointestinal - Abdominal tenderness, constipation, diarrhea, gum bleeding, loose stools, bleeding of mouth, nausea, vomiting and mouth ulcer.

General - Chest pain, injection site bruising, redness, pain, pigmentation, itching, swelling; lethargy, uneasiness and fever.

Infections - Pneumonia and upper respiratory tract infection.

Metabolic - Loss of appetite.

Musculoskeletal - Joint pain, chest wall pain and muscle pain.

Central Nervous system - Dizziness, headache, anxiety and sleeplessness.

Respiratory - Difficulty in breathing.

Skin - Dry skin, discoloration, redness, rash, scar and hives.

Heart - Blood clot, low blood pressure, and red spots.

Miscellaneous- Tumor lysis syndrome, injection site necrosis and Sweet’s syndrome.

Other Precautions : * Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Azacitidine

Azacitidine(Vidaza) generic is an antineoplastic agent, prescribed for blood cancer. It slows or stops the growth of cancer cells by killing abnormal cells in the bone marrow.
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