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General Information on Essential Amino Acid Injection

Generic Name : Essential Amino Acid Injection

Latest prescription information about Essential Amino Acid Injection. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.

Trade Names/Brand Names of Essential Amino Acid Injection

International- Nephramine.

Why is Essential Amino Acid Injection Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an amino acid, prescribed as nutritional support for uremic patients. 

When should Essential Amino Acid Injection not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with severe, uncorrected electrolyte and acid-base imbalance, poor blood circulation, and hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Essential Amino Acid Injection?

The recommended dose is 250 to 500 mL /day.

How should Essential Amino Acid Injection be taken?

It comes as a solution for injection, to be administered by a healthcare provider into peripheral vein.

What are the warnings and precautions for Essential Amino Acid Injection?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of impaired kidney function, premature neonates, children, elderly, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Avoid intravenous administration.

Monitor blood glucose, liver and kidney functions regularly while taking this medication.

What are the side effects of Essential Amino Acid Injection?

Irregular heartbeat
Dizziness
Confusion
Convulsions
Upset stomach
Dry mouth
Weight gain
Peripheral edema

The side effects also includes signs of allergic reaction:
Itching
Rashes
Hives
Peeling or blistering of skin
Difficulty in breathing

What are the other precautions for Essential Amino Acid Injection?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Essential Amino Acid Injection?

Store it at room temperature (25C).

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