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Side effect(s) of Amifostine

Read the side effects of Amifostine as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Heart-Low blood pressure during infusion, fall in pulse pressure.

Central Nervous System- Transient and reversible loss of consciousness rarely, dizziness, drowsiness.

Gastrointestinal-Nausea, vomiting.

Miscellaneous- Flushing, feeling of warmth, chills, sneezing, cough and skin rashes.

Other Precautions : *Monitor blood pressure regularly, at least before and immediately after infusion.

Drug Name : Amifostine

Amifostine(Ethyol) generic is a cytoprotective agent, prescribed for preventing kidney damage due to chemotherapy and reducing the mouth dryness due to radiation therapy.
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Trade Names for Amifostine

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Ethyol
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