Cytofos Injection

Manufactured by: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Contains / Salt: Amifostine (500 mg)

Prescription Required

206 people have bought this recently

Cytofos Injection

Manufactured by: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Contains / Salt: Amifostine (500 mg)

Prescription Required

206 people have bought this recently

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1 Injection in 1 Packet

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Prescription Required

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Cytofos Information

Cytofos is a prescription medicine that is available as a Injection. It is primarily used for the treatment of Dry Mouth. Secondary and off-label uses of Cytofos have also been mentioned below.

The optimal dosage of Cytofos is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

Cytofos also has some side effects, the most common being Nausea or vomiting. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Cytofos can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Such side effects of Cytofos normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

It is also important to note that Cytofos has a Unknown effect for pregnant women and Unknown effect on lactating mothers. In addition, Cytofos's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Cytofos related warnings section.

Cytofos can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Cytofos in conditions like Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension), Dehydration. Some other conditions that can be affected by Cytofos are listed in the contraindications section below.

Besides this, Cytofos may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

You should also be aware that Cytofos is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.

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

Cytofos Benefits & Uses

Cytofos is used to treat the following -

  1. Dry Mouth Primary
  2. Chronic Kidney Disease

Cytofos Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Cytofos

Amifostine

Cytofos Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Cytofos 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

Cytofos Related Warnings

Is the use of Cytofos safe for pregnant women?

The effects of Cytofos on pregnant women are unknown since no research has been done to ascertain it yet.

Unknown

Is the use of Cytofos safe during breastfeeding?

Information about safety of Cytofos for women who are breastfeeding is not available since scientific research on this is yet to be done.

Unknown

What is the effect of Cytofos on the Kidneys?

Cytofos rarely affects the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Cytofos on the Liver?

Using Cytofos does not have any harmful effects on the liver.

Safe

What is the effect of Cytofos on the Heart?

Cytofos may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Cytofos with Other Drugs

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

Cytofos Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Cytofos 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 Cytofos

Is this Cytofos habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Cytofos has not been reported.

No

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

After taking Cytofos you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Cytofos should be used only after doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Cytofos is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Cytofos Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Cytofos

Some foods when eaten with Cytofos can alter the onset of actions. Discuss this with your doctor.

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Cytofos

Side effects of drinking alcohol and taking Cytofos at the same time are rare and minor. However, if you face any side effects, talk to your doctor immediately.

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

Cytofos Price and Pack Size

Cytofos 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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