Ethyol Powder For Solution For Injection 500Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Ethyol: Powder for solution for injection (500mg)

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What is this Medicine?

AMIFOSTINE (am i FOS teen) is a protective medicine. It is used to prevent or lessen the kidney damage that can be caused by cisplatin chemotherapy. It is also used to prevent some side effects caused by radiation therapy to the head or neck.

In-Depth Information

Ethyol 500mg Powder for Injection

NDC: 581780017
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Xerostomia Prophylaxis, Nephrotoxicity Prophylaxis

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Bone Marrow Suppression Prophylaxis, Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS), Neurotoxicity Prophylaxis

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Ethyol 500mg Powder for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Ethyol 500mg Powder for Injection

Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
8.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Vomiting Incidence:
30.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
30.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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