Decitabine 50mg Injection Description:
Decitabine injection interferes with the growth of DNA and RNA of cancer cells by replacing the building blocks of cancer cells. It can prevent cancer cells from growing and multiplying.
Decitabine injection is used to treat blood cancer called acute myeloid leukemia (AML). It is also used to treat patients with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). According to the doctor’s decision, it can be used to treat other diseases.
Nausea, vomiting, headache, fever, lung infection, reduced white blood cell count (neutrophils), nosebleeds, anemia (low red blood cell count), low platelets, diarrhea, pneumonia
How to Use:
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How effective is Decitabine Injection?
The effectiveness of Decitabine injection depends on many factors, including the patient’s clinical condition, number of treatment cycles, etc., and may vary depending on individual responses.
How is Decitabine Injection administered?
Decitabine Injection is a powder that will be added to the liquid and slowly injected into a vein (slow intravenous infusion) within 3 hours by a doctor experienced in providing chemotherapy drugs for cancer in a hospital or clinic.
Is Decitabine Injection a vesicant?
Decitabine Injection is not a vesicant and will not cause severe local tissue damage during extravasation (injected Decitabine injection leaks from the administration site into the surrounding tissues) during injection.
Will Decitabine injection cause hair loss?
Yes. Hair loss (hair loss) is one of the known side effects of Decitabine injections.