NDC Active Ingredient Amifostine

Active Ingredient Information

What is Amifostine?

A phosphorothioate proposed as a radiation-protective agent. It causes splenic vasodilation and may block autonomic ganglia.

What is the usage for Amifostine?

Amifostine is used to decrease the risk of kidney problems caused by treatment with a certain anti-cancer drug (cisplatin). It is also used to help prevent a certain side effect (dry mouth) caused by radiation treatment for head and neck cancer. Amifostine is thought to work by preventing certain chemicals from damaging healthy cells. It may also help repair cells damaged by cisplatin or radiation treatment.

How many products in the NDC database contain Amifostine?

The NDC database has 1 products with the active ingredient Amifostine. The following table lists all the products that have this active ingredient.

NDC Products with Amifostine

NDC Proprietary Name Non-Proprietary Name Dosage Form Route Name Company Name Status
76310-017Proprietary Name: Ethyol AmifostineInjection, Powder, Lyophilized, For SolutionIntravenousClinigen LimitedACTIVE