Amfos Injection

Manufactured by: Vhb Life Sciences Inc

Contains / Salt: Amifostine (500 mg)

Prescription Required

125 people have bought this recently

Amfos Injection

Manufactured by: Vhb Life Sciences Inc

Contains / Salt: Amifostine (500 mg)

Prescription Required

125 people have bought this recently

₹1125.0

1 Injection in 1 Packet

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Prescription Required

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  1. Amfos Benefits & Uses
  2. Amfos Dosage & How to Take
  3. Amfos Side Effects
  4. Amfos Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Amfos with Other Drugs
  6. Amfos Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Amfos
  8. Amfos Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Amfos Benefits & Uses

Amfos is used to treat the following -

  1. Dry Mouth Primary
  2. Chronic Kidney Disease

Amfos Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Amfos

Amifostine

Amfos Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Amfos is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Chills
  3. Tremor
  4. Drowsiness
  5. Fever Mild
  6. Flushing
  7. Fatigue Mild
  8. Headache Mild
  9. Hiccup
  10. Sneezing

Amfos Related Warnings

Is the use of Amfos safe for pregnant women?

No research has not been done till date on the safety of Amfos for pregnant women. So its effects on pregnant women are unknown.

Unknown

Is the use of Amfos safe during breastfeeding?

No research work has been carried out till date on effect of Amfos on breastfeeding women. So it is not known whether taking Amfos will cause side effects or not.

Unknown

What is the effect of Amfos on the Kidneys?

Very few cases of side effects of Amfos on kidney have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Amfos on the Liver?

Amfos is not harmful for the liver.

Safe

What is the effect of Amfos on the Heart?

Side effects of Amfos rarely affect the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Amfos with Other Drugs

Amfos should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Amfos Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Amfos unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Calcium Deficiency
  2. Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension)
  3. Heart Failure
  4. Stroke
  5. Dehydration

Frequently asked Questions about Amfos

Is this Amfos habit forming or addictive?

Amfos is not addictive in nature.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Amfos can make you feel drowsy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but consume Amfos only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Amfos in mental disorders is not effective.

No

Amfos Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Amfos

Taking Amfos with some specific foods may delay its effect. Talk to your doctor about this.

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Amfos

Taking Amfos and alcohol together may cause some problems. If you notice any of these side effects, it is best to go to your doctor.

Mild
This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

Amfos Price and Pack Size

Amfos Injection

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References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Ethyol® (amifostine)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 876
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 133-134
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