Ethyol Injection

Manufactured by: Fulford India Ltd

Contains / Salt: Amifostine (500 mg)

Prescription Required

210 people have bought this recently

Ethyol Injection

Manufactured by: Fulford India Ltd

Contains / Salt: Amifostine (500 mg)

Prescription Required

210 people have bought this recently

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1 Injection in 1 Packet

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Prescription Required

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Ethyol Information

Ethyol, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Injection. It is primarily used for the treatment of Dry Mouth. Ethyol also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

The optimal dosage of Ethyol is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Ethyol also has some side effects, the most common being Nausea or vomiting. While these are the most often observed Ethyol side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Ethyol go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

In addition, Ethyol's effect is Unknown during pregnancy and Unknown for lactating mothers. Further, the section on Ethyol related warnings talks about Ethyol's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension), Dehydration must refrain from the use of Ethyol since this can cause severe adverse effects. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Ethyol contraindications section.

Drug reaction of Ethyol with other medicines has been reported. See below for a complete list.

In addition to the above precautions for Ethyol, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.

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

Ethyol Benefits & Uses

Ethyol is used to treat the following -

  1. Dry Mouth Primary
  2. Chronic Kidney Disease

Ethyol Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Ethyol

Amifostine

Ethyol Side Effects

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

Ethyol Related Warnings

Is the use of Ethyol safe for pregnant women?

It is not known what effect Ethyol will have on pregnant women, because no research work has been carried out on this till date.

Unknown

Is the use of Ethyol safe during breastfeeding?

Due to lack of research work on this topic, the side effects of Ethyol for breastfeeding women are not known.

Unknown

What is the effect of Ethyol on the Kidneys?

Ethyol rarely affects the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Ethyol on the Liver?

Ethyol is completely safe for the liver.

Safe

What is the effect of Ethyol on the Heart?

Ethyol is rarely harmful for the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Ethyol with Other Drugs

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

Ethyol Contraindications

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

Is this Ethyol habit forming or addictive?

Ethyol does not cause addiction.

No

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

You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Ethyol. So it is best to avoid driving.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Ethyol should be used only after doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Ethyol is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Ethyol Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Ethyol

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

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Ethyol

Chances of side effects of drinking alcohol while taking Ethyol are low. If you feel any adverse effects, please seek medical advice as soon as possible.

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

Ethyol Price and Pack Size

Ethyol 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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