inulin in sodium chloride-injection
GENERIC NAME: INULIN IN SODIUM CHLORIDE - INJECTION (IN-uh-lin)
USES: Inulin is used to evaluate/measure kidney function (glomerular filtration rate).
HOW TO USE: This medication is given by vein (IV) as directed by your doctor. The dosage depends on your weight and body size (body surface area). Additional fluids may also given by vein (IV) or by mouth to insure that you have good urine flow during this evaluation. Prepare for the test as directed by your doctor. You should be well rested before the test. You may eat a light breakfast before the test but avoid tea, coffee, or sugars (e.g., jelly, jam, fruit juice). Drink water 2 hours before the test, as directed. Consult your doctor for details. Follow all instructions for proper mixing and dilution with the correct IV fluids. After mixing, do not refrigerate the solution. If you have questions regarding the proper use and detailed instructions of this medication, consult your pharmacist. Before using, check this product visually for particles or discoloration. If either is present, do not use the liquid.
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