API- Azacitidine

Packaging- Single Use Vial

Strength-100 mg/vial

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Azacitidine Injection is a nucleoside metabolic inhibitor, indicated for the treatment of myelodysplastic syndrome and treatment of acute myeloid leukemia.

Dosage and Side Effects

Azacitidine should be taken subcutaneously under the supervision of an experienced healthcare provider.

Most common side effects of Azacitidine include weakness, nausea, anemia, thrombocytopenia, vomiting, pyrexia, leukopenia, diarrhea, hypokalemia, injection site erythema, constipation, neutropenia and ecchymosis.

Warning and Precautions

  • Patients with severe pre-existing hepatic impairment are at higher risk for toxicity.
  • Should be monitored patients with renal impairment for toxicity since azacitidine and its metabolites are primarily excreted by the kidneys.
  • Need to monitor liver chemistries and serum creatinine prior to initiation of therapy and with each cycle.
  • Women of childbearing potential should be advised to avoid the intention of becoming pregnant.


Is Azacitidine FDA Approved?

Yes. The FDA must first approve generic drugs before they are marketed. The FDA requires that generic drugs must be as high in quality, and as strong, pure and stable as brand name drugs.

Is Azacitidine chemotherapy?

Azacitidine is a chemotherapy medication used in treating myelodysplastic syndrome and acute myeloid leukemia.

Can Azacitidine be given at home?

Azacitidine is given only by healthcare professionals. And the medicine should be administered through veins via injection.

What are the common side effects of Azacitidine?

Fever or chills, nausea and vomiting, tiredness or weakness, constipation, pneumonia, joint pain, decreased appetite, pain in arms or legs, and many more. Consult a doctor if symptoms get worse.

From where I can buy Azacitidine Injection?

  • You can buy Azacitidine Injection from any authorized whole seller after getting prescription from a qualified doctor. It is always better to check the credential of the whole seller/supplier/exporter before buying the product.
  • The buyer should check the existing law in their home country before importing the product.