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.
- Q How is decitabine (Dacogen) used?
- Q How does Dacogen treat blood and bone marrow cancers?
- Q What is the maximum daily dosage for Dacogen?
- Q Who should not take Dacogen?
- Q How does Dacogen interact with other medications and foods?
- Q Are there any side effects of Dacogen?