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Physicians should advise patients and caregivers about the following for safe use of AMMONUL:
- When plasma ammonia levels have normalized, dietary protein intake can usually be increased with the goal of unrestricted protein intake.
- Caution should be exercised when AMMONUL is administered to a nursing woman.
- The most common adverse reactions are vomiting, hyperglycemia, hypokalemia, convulsions, and mental impairment.
- Generally BUPHENYL is stopped during the time AMMONUL is used.
Last reviewed on RxList: 3/23/2016
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Additional Ammonul Information
- Ammonul Drug Interactions Center: sodium benzoate-sod phenylacet iv
- Ammonul Side Effects Center
- Ammonul FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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