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      Drug Composition information
      What is Amifostine for:

      It is used to protect the kidneys from harmful effects of chemotherapy. It is used to decrease dryness in the mouth caused by radiation treatment.

      How does Amifostine work:

      Amifostine is a cytoprotectant. It works by protecting against the harmful effects of chemotherapy medications and radiation treatment.

      How should Amifostine be used:

      Given by the Doctor

      Common side effects of Amifostine :

      Hypertension. Transient and rapidly reversible loss of consciousness. Nausea, vomiting, flushing or feeling of warmth, chills, dizziness, somnolence, sneezing and hiccups.

      What do I do if I miss a dose

      Call your doctor to find out what to do.

      What precautions should I take when taking Amifostine :

      Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.

      How do I store Amifostine :

      Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

      Pregnancy Category

      Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

      Therapeutic Classification

      Supportive Care Therapy

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