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Aminosyn II 5% in 25% Dextrose

CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Aminosyn II 5% in 25% Dextrose Injection, obtained upon mixing thoroughly the contents of the two chambers, provides carbohydrate calories and crystalline amino acids to stimulate protein synthesis, to limit protein catabolism, to minimize liver glycogen depletion and to promote wound healing. The infusion of this mixture through a central venous line should be considered to meet the protein and calorie requirements for patients receiving prolonged total parenteral nutrition. I.V. lipids may be infused simultaneously to provide adequate calories, if desired.

Last reviewed on RxList: 1/14/2009
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