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What is Dacogen?

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  • AStacy Wiegman, PharmD, Pharmacy, answered
    Dacogen is a prescription medication given by your healthcare provider into a vein (IV).  It is used to treat myelodysplastic syndrome (a group of conditions in which the bone marrow produces blood cells that are misshapen and does not produce enough healthy blood cells). Dacogen is in a class of medications called hypomethylation agents. It works by helping the bone marrow produce normal blood cells and by killing abnormal cells in the bone marrow.
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