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If you experienced any harmful or unwanted effects of Dacogen, please share your experience. This could help to raise awareness about Dacogen side effects, identify uknown risks and inform health professionals and patients taking Dacogen.

Examples: headache, dizziness


The most commonly reported Dacogen side effects are:
Constipation (4 reports)
Nausea (2 reports)
Joint Pain (2 reports)
Urgent Bowel Movement (1 reports)
Crystals In Hand Joints (1 reports)
Dizziness (1 reports)
Dizziness, Fatigue, (1 reports)
Fatigue (1 reports)
Muscle Pain (1 reports)
Muscle Pain, Sore Bones, Joint Pain, Constipation, (1 reports)
Renal Failure (1 reports)
Sore Bones (1 reports)

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If you or someone in your family has experienced a serious side effect to a health product, you are encouraged to report the experience to your health care professional (eg, physician, pharmacist). Your health care provider can provide additional clinical information and complete a copy of the side effect reporting form.

Side effects reports are analyzed to discover potential health product safety signals. Some important reactions may take an extremely long time to develop or occur infrequently. Continued monitoring of adverse reactions is thus essential to maintain a comprehensive safety and effectiveness profile of health products.

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Dacogen Side Effects Reported to FDA

The following Dacogen reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Dacogen on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has found a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.
Platelet Count Decreased, Haemoglobin Decreased, Haematocrit Decreased, Red Cell Distribution Width Increased, Eosinophil Count Increased, Neutrophil Percentage Decreased, Monocyte Percentage Increased, White Blood Cell Count Increased
on Oct 15, 2013 Male from BD , 57 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Dacogen (decitabine) Lyophilized Powder. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Dacogen side effects: platelet count decreased, haemoglobin decreased, haematocrit decreased, red cell distribution width increased, eosinophil count increased, neutrophil percentage decreased, monocyte percentage increased, white blood cell count increased. Dacogen (decitabine) Lyophilized Powder dosage: In 28 Day. Patient was hospitalized.

Adrenal Insufficiency, Decreased Appetite, Urinary Tract Infection, Weight Decreased, Hypophagia, Asthenia
Patient was taking Dacogen (decitabine) Lyophilized Powder. Patient felt the following Dacogen side effects: adrenal insufficiency, decreased appetite, urinary tract infection, weight decreased, hypophagia, asthenia on May 07, 2013 from KR Additional patient health information: Female , 66 years of age, weighting 147.7 lb, was diagnosed with and. Dacogen (decitabine) Lyophilized Powder dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Erythema Nodosum, Hypoxia, Troponin I Increased, Skin Disorder, Dyspnoea
Adverse event was reported on Jul 24, 2013 by a Female taking Dacogen (decitabine) Lyophilized Powder (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 52 years of age, weighting 132.1 lb, After Dacogen was administered, patient encountered several Dacogen side effects: erythema nodosum, hypoxia, troponin i increased, skin disorder, dyspnoea.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Daunorubicin
  • Cytarabine
Patient was hospitalized.

Clostridium Difficile Colitis
on Jul 24, 2013 Female from DE , 75 years of age, weighting 177.3 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Dacogen. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Dacogen side effects: clostridium difficile colitis. Dacogen dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Prednisolon (prednisolone)
  • Allopurinol
  • Bisoprolol (bisoprolol)
  • Pantoprazole (pantoprazole)
  • Torasemid (torasemide)
  • Fluticasone/salmeterol (galenic/fluticasone/salmeterol/)
  • Ampho-moronal (amphotericin B)
  • Ciprofloxacin (ciprofloxacin0
Patient was hospitalized.


Febrile Neutropenia, Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
on Jul 15, 2013 Male from KR , 55 years of age, weighting 143.3 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Dacogen (decitabine) Lyophilized Powder. Patient felt the following Dacogen side effects: febrile neutropenia, bronchopulmonary aspergillosis. Dacogen (decitabine) Lyophilized Powder dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Cirok (ciprofloxacin) Capsule
  • Septrin (bactrim Tablet /00086101/)
Patient was hospitalized.

Leukocytosis, Thrombocytopenia, Red Blood Cell Count Decreased, Haemoglobin Decreased, Haematocrit Decreased
Patient was taking Dacogen (decitabine) Lyophilized Powder. After Dacogen was administered, patient encountered several Dacogen side effects: leukocytosis, thrombocytopenia, red blood cell count decreased, haemoglobin decreased, haematocrit decreased on Oct 16, 2013 from BD Additional patient health information: Male , 57 years of age, . Dacogen (decitabine) Lyophilized Powder dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Decitabine (decitabine) Lyophilized Powder


Back Pain, Platelet Count Decreased, Epistaxis, Acute Myeloid Leukaemia, Bronchopneumonia
Adverse event was reported on Aug 14, 2013 by a Female taking Dacogen (decitabine) Lyophilized Powder (Dosage: Stopped) was diagnosed with and. Location: GB , 74 years of age, weighting 94.14 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Dacogen side effects: back pain, platelet count decreased, epistaxis, acute myeloid leukaemia, bronchopneumonia.
Associated medications used:
  • Itraconazole (itraconazole)
  • Spironolactone (spironolactone)
  • Ciprofloxacin (ciprofloxacin)
  • Domperidone (domperidone)
  • Butrans (buprenorphine)
Patient was hospitalized.

Lung Consolidation, Pyrexia, Cough, Blood Alkaline Phosphatase Increased, C-reactive Protein Increased
on Aug 01, 2013 Female from IT , 72 years of age, weighting 154.3 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Dacogen. Patient felt the following Dacogen side effects: lung consolidation, pyrexia, cough, blood alkaline phosphatase increased, c-reactive protein increased. Dacogen dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Allopurinol
  • Bactrim (bactrim)
  • Acyclovir (aciclovir) (aciclovir)
Patient was hospitalized.

Pruritus, Rash, Vasculitis
on Aug 28, 2013 Female from DE , 73 years of age, weighting 119.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Dacogen (decitabine) Lyophilized Powder. After Dacogen was administered, patient encountered several Dacogen side effects: pruritus, rash, vasculitis. Dacogen (decitabine) Lyophilized Powder dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Ramipril (ramipril)
  • Allopurinol


Myocardial Calcification, Malaise, Fatigue, Asthenia, Myocardial Infarction
Patient was taking Dacogen (decitabine) Lyophilized Powder. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Dacogen side effects: myocardial calcification, malaise, fatigue, asthenia, myocardial infarction on Jul 01, 2013 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 76 years of age, weighting 174.6 lb, was diagnosed with and. Dacogen (decitabine) Lyophilized Powder dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Vitamin D (ergocalciferol)
  • Calcium
  • Furosemide (furosemide)
  • Mvi
  • Asa (acetylsalicylic Acid)
Patient was hospitalized.

Dyspnoea, Skin Ulcer, Cyanosis, Joint Stiffness, Pain, Pleural Effusion, Respiratory Failure, Convulsion, Hypoxia
Adverse event was reported on Jul 01, 2013 by a Male taking Dacogen (Dosage: First Cycle Intravenous) was diagnosed with and. Location: DE , 78 years of age, Patient felt the following Dacogen side effects: dyspnoea, skin ulcer, cyanosis, joint stiffness, pain, pleural effusion, respiratory failure, convulsion, hypoxia.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Valproic Acid
  • Retinoic Acid
  • Pantoprazole
  • Lactulose
  • Haloperidol
  • Tavor
  • Vomex A
  • Sevredol
Patient was hospitalized.

Asthenia, Epistaxis, Haemoglobin Decreased, Platelet Count Decreased, Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage, Diverticulitis, Mucosal Inflammation
on May 02, 2013 Female from CO , 72 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Dacogen (decitabine) Lyophilized Powder. After Dacogen was administered, patient encountered several Dacogen side effects: asthenia, epistaxis, haemoglobin decreased, platelet count decreased, gastrointestinal haemorrhage, diverticulitis, mucosal inflammation. Dacogen (decitabine) Lyophilized Powder dosage: Stopped?.

Deep Vein Thrombosis, Viral Infection
on Jul 17, 2013 Male from US , 21 years of age, weighting 185.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Dacogen. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Dacogen side effects: deep vein thrombosis, viral infection. Dacogen dosage: Days 1-4.
Associated medications used:
  • Doxorubicin Hcl
  • Vorinostat (Days 1-4)
  • Vincristine
  • Prednisone (prednisone)
  • Peg-asparaginase
  • Lopressor (metoprolol Tartrate)
  • Effient (prasugrel)
  • Multiple Vitamin (multiple Vitamins)
Patient was hospitalized.


Patient was taking Dacogen (decitabine) Lyophilized Powder. on Apr 29, 2013 from CO Additional patient health information: Male , 84 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Dacogen (decitabine) Lyophilized Powder dosage: N/A.

Anal Abscess
Adverse event was reported on Apr 22, 2013 by a Male taking Dacogen (decitabine) Lyophilized Powder (Dosage: 1 In) was diagnosed with and. Location: KR , 68 years of age, weighting 156.5 lb, After Dacogen was administered, patient encountered several Dacogen side effects: anal abscess.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Carvedilol (carvedilol)
  • Magnesium Oxide (magnesium Oxide)
  • Citopcin (ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride) Tablets
  • Funazol (fluconazole) Capsule
  • Vivir (aciclovir) Tablet
Patient was hospitalized.

Lymphocyte Count Decreased, Febrile Neutropenia
on May 13, 2013 Female from US , 61 years of age, weighting 255.1 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Dacogen. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Dacogen side effects: lymphocyte count decreased, febrile neutropenia. Dacogen dosage: 20 Mg/m2, In 1 Cyclical, Iv.

Atrial Fibrillation, Bradycardia, Hypokalaemia, Lymphocyte Count Decreased
on Jun 14, 2013 Male from US , 73 years of age, weighting 138.9 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Dacogen. Patient felt the following Dacogen side effects: atrial fibrillation, bradycardia, hypokalaemia, lymphocyte count decreased. Dacogen dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Velcade (bortezomib)
Patient was hospitalized.

Platelet Count Decreased, Abdominal Pain, Intracranial Pressure Increased, Brain Herniation, Haemorrhage Intracranial, Bacteraemia
Patient was taking Dacogen. After Dacogen was administered, patient encountered several Dacogen side effects: platelet count decreased, abdominal pain, intracranial pressure increased, brain herniation, haemorrhage intracranial, bacteraemia on May 07, 2013 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 49 years of age, weighting 108.9 lb, was diagnosed with and. Dacogen dosage: 20 Mg/m2, In 1 Cyclical, Intravenous.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Idarubicin (12 Mg/m2, In 1 Cyclical, Intravenous)
  • Cytarabine (100 Mg/m2, In 1 Cyclical, Intravenous)
Patient was hospitalized.

Haemorrhagic Diathesis, Thrombocytopenia, Prothrombin Time Prolonged
Adverse event was reported on Apr 01, 2013 by a Male taking Dacogen (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: DE , 79 years of age, weighting 205.9 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Dacogen side effects: haemorrhagic diathesis, thrombocytopenia, prothrombin time prolonged.
Associated medications used:
  • Valproic Acid
  • Atra
  • Marcumar (phenprocoumon)
Patient was hospitalized.

Decreased Appetite, Adrenal Insufficiency, Pyrexia, Urinary Tract Infection
on Mar 11, 2013 Female from CN , 66 years of age, weighting 147.7 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Dacogen (decitabine) (lyophilized Powder). Patient felt the following Dacogen side effects: decreased appetite, adrenal insufficiency, pyrexia, urinary tract infection. Dacogen (decitabine) (lyophilized Powder) dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Hypotension, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Febrile Neutropenia, Rash Maculo-papular, Hypoxia, Enterocolitis, Dermatitis Exfoliative, Hyperglycaemia
on May 13, 2013 Male from US , 62 years of age, weighting 154.3 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Dacogen. After Dacogen was administered, patient encountered several Dacogen side effects: hypotension, sepsis, pneumonia, febrile neutropenia, rash maculo-papular, hypoxia, enterocolitis, dermatitis exfoliative, hyperglycaemia. Dacogen dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Velcade
  • Allopurinol
  • Atorvastatin (atorvastatin)
  • Cholecalciferol (colecalciferol)
  • Ciprofloxacin (ciprofloxacin)
  • Cyanocobalamin (cyanocobalamin)
  • Esomeprazole (esomeprazole)
  • Glipizide (glipizide)
Patient was hospitalized.

Haemolytic Anaemia, Somnolence, Infection, Escherichia Test Positive, Cerebral Haemorrhage
Patient was taking Dacogen. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Dacogen side effects: haemolytic anaemia, somnolence, infection, escherichia test positive, cerebral haemorrhage on Mar 08, 2013 from DE Additional patient health information: Female , 77 years of age, weighting 169.8 lb, was diagnosed with and. Dacogen dosage: In 1 Day.
Associated medications used:
  • Valproic Acid
  • Retinoic Acid
Patient was hospitalized.

Device Related Infection, Sepsis, Febrile Neutropenia, Cardiac Arrest, Leukaemia Recurrent
Adverse event was reported on Oct 18, 2013 by a Male taking Dacogen (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: DE , 75 years of age, weighting 132.3 lb, Patient felt the following Dacogen side effects: device related infection, sepsis, febrile neutropenia, cardiac arrest, leukaemia recurrent. Patient was hospitalized.

Diverticulitis, Ileus
on Mar 04, 2013 Female from CH , 90 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Dacogen (decitabine) Lyophilized Powder. After Dacogen was administered, patient encountered several Dacogen side effects: diverticulitis, ileus. Dacogen (decitabine) Lyophilized Powder dosage: 20 Mg/m2, 1 In 4 Week, Intravenous. Patient was hospitalized.

Neuropathy Peripheral, Peroneal Nerve Palsy
on Feb 04, 2013 Patient from TR , 60 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Dacogen (decitabine) Lyophilized Powder. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Dacogen side effects: neuropathy peripheral, peroneal nerve palsy. Dacogen (decitabine) Lyophilized Powder dosage: Received 4 Cures.

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    Alternative DACOGEN Names:DECITABIN

    Active Ingredient: DECITABIN

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    Side Effects reported to FDA: 305

    Dacogen safety alerts: No

    Reported deaths: 95

    Reported hospitalizations: 131

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