Duration of Treatment
Continued treatment with VIDAZA®
Few clinical trials have examined the effects of continued treatment with VIDAZA® on AMLb patients alone. For patients with higher-risk MDSa, however, continued treatment with VIDAZA® significantly increases overall survival compared with conventional care regimens. To learn more, visit VIDAZA® treatment for MDSa.
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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