amino acids-injection, Aminosyn, Freamine, Travasol

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GENERIC NAME: AMINO ACIDS - INJECTION (am-EE-no acids)

BRAND NAME(S): Aminosyn, Freamine, Travasol

Medication Uses | How To Use | Side Effects | Precautions | Drug Interactions | Overdose | Notes | Missed Dose | Storage

USES: Amino acids are used by the body as a source of protein and nitrogen. This medication is used in patients unable to eat properly due to illness or surgery.

HOW TO USE: Allow all bags or bottles to warm to room temperature before using. This nutritional supplement is administered intravenously as directed by a certified health care professional. It is infused over a predetermined time period stated on the bottle.

SIDE EFFECTS: The most common side effect of intravenous nutrition is infection or irritation of the vein at the administration site (catheter). This should be reported to your doctor. Notify your doctor immediately if you have: rapid breathing or shortness of breath, sudden weight gain, fever, chills, yellowing of the skin or eyes, darkening of the urine, nausea, flushing of the skin, weakness. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

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