VIDAZA® can help improve overall quality of life for patients with WHO AMLb

Learn how VIDAZA® treatment contributes to less frequent hospital visits and greater RBC transfusion independence.1

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Duration of treatment is crucial

Treatment with VIDAZA® should be continued as long as the patient continues to benefit or until disease progression.4

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VIDAZA® has a well-characterized side effect profile2,3

Awareness of adverse events is important when treating with VIDAZA®. Learn more about proactive management of adverse events to keep patients on treatment.2,3

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Give your AMLb patients the standard of care for prolonging overall survival

  • VIDAZA® more than triples the 2-year survival rate in WHO AMLb patients compared to CCR (50% for VIDAZA® vs. 16% CCR, p=0.0007)1
  • Patients should be treated as long as they continue to benefit or until disease progression2
  • VIDAZA® has a well-characterized side effect profile. In most cases, side effects are transient and can be managed with appropriate treatment2

†Conventional care regimens (Best supportive care [BSC] only, included in each arm, n=105; Low dose Ara-C [LDAC, 20 mg/m2/d x 14d q28d], n=49; Intensive chemo [Ara-C, 100-200 mg/m2/d by continuous IV infusion x 7d+3d IV daunorubicin 45-60 mg/m2/d, idarubicin 9-12 mg/m2/d, or mitoxantrone 8-12 mg/m2/d], n=25

  1. Fenaux et al. J Clin Oncol. 2010. 28: 562-569.
  2. Santini V et al. Eur J haematol 2010; 85: 130-38;.
  3. Fenaux P et al. Leuk Res 2010; 34(11): 1410-16.
  4. Silverman LT et al. Cancer. 2011. 117: 2697-2702.
  5. VIDAZA® Summary of Product Characteristics, 2011.
a. MDS-specific Indication

VIDAZA® is indicated for the treatment of adult patients who are not eligible for haematopoietic stem cell transplantation with:

  • intermediate-2 and high-risk myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) according to the International Prognostic Scoring System (IPSS),
  • chronic myelomonocytic leukaemia (CMML) with 10-29% marrow blasts without myeloproliferative disorder
b. AML-specific Indication:

Treatment of adult AML patients who are not eligible for haematopoietic stem cell transplantation with 20-30% blasts and multi-lineage dysplasia, according to the WHO classification. WHO classifies RAEB-T patients with blasts ≥20% to <30% as AML patients.

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The information on this website is based on the European Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC). Please refer to your country-specific website, or contact a Celgene representative in your country for the latest information specific to your country.