Ethyol (amifostine) Disease Interactions
There is 1 disease interaction with Ethyol (amifostine):
Amifostine (Includes Ethyol) ↔ hypotension
Severe Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility. Applies to: Ischemic Heart Disease, Cerebral Vascular Disorder, Hypotension, Congestive Heart Failure, Arrhythmias, Dehydration
Patients who are hypotensive or in state of dehydration, or those that are unable to discontinue antihypertensive treatment 24 hours prior to amifostine administration should not receive amifostine. Transient hypotensive episodes have occurred in 62% of patients receiving amifostine. Three percent of patients required discontinuation of amifostine. Therapy with amifostine should be administered cautiously in patients adversely affected by hypotensive effects such as cardiovascular conditions of arrhythmia, angina, or CHF or cerebrovascular conditions of or history of stroke or ischemic attacks. Clinical monitoring of blood pressure is necessary.
- "Product Information. Ethyol (amifostine)." Alza, Palo Alto, CA.
Ethyol (amifostine) drug interactions
There are 177 drug interactions with Ethyol (amifostine)
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Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
|No information available.|
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