Amifostine (Ethiofos) is a cytoprotective adjuvant used in cancer chemotherapy
and radiotherapy involving DNA-binding chemotherapeutic agents. It is marketed
(am-i-FOS-teen). Trade Names:Ethyol®. Amifostine is the generic name for the
trade name drug Ethyol. In some cases, health care professionals may use the ...
Easy to read patient leaflet for amifostine. Includes indications, proper use,
special instructions, precautions, and possible side effects.
Medscape - Indication-specific dosing for Ethyol, (amifostine), frequency-based
adverse effects, comprehensive interactions, contraindications, pregnancy ...
Jul 20, 2015 ... Amifostine is a type of drug called a chemoprotectant, cytoprotectant, or
radioprotectant, which is used to prevent or lessen the damage to the ...
Amifostine (WR-2721) is a cytoprotective agent that protects a broad range of
normal tissues from the toxic effects of chemotherapy and radiotherapy without ...
Jan 10, 2011 ... Amifostine was formed by the addition of a phosphate group to the ... years, the
subcutaneous (SC) route of amifostine administration has been ...
Oncologist. 2007 Jun;12(6):738-47. Amifostine: the first selective-target and
broad-spectrum radioprotector. Kouvaris JR(1), Kouloulias VE, Vlahos LJ.
Semin Oncol. 1996 Aug;23(4 Suppl 8):69-77. Amifostine and radiation therapy:
past, present, and future. Tannehill SP(1), Mehta MP. Author information:
Amifostine pretreatment for protection against cyclophosphamide-induced and
cisplatin-induced toxicities: results of a randomized control trial in patients with ...