Disease Information for Amifostine (Ethyol) Administration/Toxicity

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Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Chemotherapeutics/cancer drugs/etc (category)
DRUG/Reversal Cis-Platinum toxicity
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
Acid Aminopropylaminoethylthiophosphoric, admin, Amifostine, Amifostine chemical, Amifostine (product), Amifostine (substance), AMIFOSTINE PREPARATION, Aminopropylaminoethylthiophosphoric Acid, APAETP, Ethanethiol 2 ((3 aminopropyl)amino) dihydrogen phosphate (ester), Ethiofos, Gammaphos, S (N (3 Aminopropyl) 2 aminoethyl)thiophosphoric Acid, Brand name/Ethyol (Amifostine)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.$$$$$ Most Expensive
DRUG/Injectable medication (parenteral)
DRUG/Injectable preparation only
DRUG/Intravenous only RX
-Pro-drug pharmacology
Definition

Cancer chemotherapy drug used for cis-platinum rescue/modifying agent; parenteral preparation

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