food interaction for ETHYOL
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lactation interaction for ETHYOL
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
SALT INFORMATION FOR ETHYOL
How it works
Common side effects
SUBSTITUTES FOR ETHYOL
- NATFOST 500 MG INJECTION(1 injection in vial)Natco Pharma LtdRs. 93.35/injectionRs. 93.35save 81% more per injection
- AMFOS 500MG INJECTION(1 injection in vial)Vhb Life Sciences IncRs. 1125/injectionRs. 1125pay 135% more per injection
- AMIPHOS 500MG INJECTION(1 injection in vial)Dabur India LtdRs. 1910/injectionRs. 1910pay 299% more per injection
- CYTOFOS 500MG INJECTION(1 injection in vial)Sun Pharmaceutical Industries LtdRs. 1000/injectionRs. 1000pay 109% more per injection
Expert advice FOR ETHYOL
- Inform your doctor if you suffer from cardiovascular or cerebrovascular conditions such as ischemic heart disease (chest pain, discomfort or frank heart attack), arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), heart failure, or have a history of stroke or transient ischemic attacks (mini stroke).
- You need to be adequately hydrated prior to the amifostine infusion.
- Frequent monitoring of blood pressure is required during infusion and use of antihypertensive drugs 24 hr prior to start of amifostine infusion should be avoided.
- Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
- Inform your doctor immediately if you develop any skin reaction or reactions in and around the mouth, any time following amifostine administration.
- Amifostine is not recommended for use in elderly.
Frequently asked questions FOR ETHYOL
Q. Is amifostine FDA approved?
Yes, it is FDA an approved drug
Q. What is amifostine used for?
Amifostine is used to reduce toxicity to kidneys associated with cisplatin therapy in patients with advanced ovarian cancer, and in prevention of dry mouth (xerostomia) during radiotherapy for head and neck cancer
Q. How does amifostine work?
It protects the normal cells against the harmful effects of chemotherapy medications and radiation treatment by producing a chemical ‘thiol' that binds to and detoxifies the harmful compounds produced by cisplatin. Amifostine does not interfere with the action of cisplatin.