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Aminosyn II Injection

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Aminosyn II Injection

Side Effects


Peripheral Infusions

A 3.5% to 5% solution of amino acids (without additives) is slightly hypertonic. Use of large peripheral veins, inline filters, and slowing the rate of infusion may reduce the incidence of local venous irritation. Electrolyte additives should be spread throughout the day. Irritating additive medications may need to be infused at another venous site.

Generalized flushing, fever and nausea also have been reported during peripheral infusions of amino acid solutions.

Read the Aminosyn II Injection (amino acid injection) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects


Because of its antianabolic activity, concurrent administration of tetracycline may reduce the potential effects of amino acids infused with dextrose as part of a parenteral feeding regimen.

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 1/14/2009

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