AZACITIDINE (ONUREG) Nursing Considerations

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What is the Generic Name

AZACITIDINE

What is the Trade Name for AZACITIDINE

ONUREG

What is the Indication for AZACITIDINE

  • 1 INDICATIONS AND USAGE ONUREG is indicated for continued treatment of adult patients with acute myeloid leukemia who achieved first complete remission (CR) or complete remission with incomplete blood count recovery (CRi) following intensive induction chemotherapy and are not able to complete intensive curative therapy. ONUREG is a nucleoside metabolic inhibitor indicated for continued treatment of adult patients with acute myeloid leukemia who achieved first complete remission (CR) or complete remission with incomplete blood count recovery (CRi) following intensive induction chemotherapy and are not able to complete intensive curative therapy ( 1 ).

 

 

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