"The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that injectable drugs used in total parenteral nutrition (TPN) in critical shortage will be imported into the United States and available to patients this week.
TPN is an intravenous"...
Excessive or faulty localization of injections may result in unwanted post-injection neuritis and/or tissue necrosis. In such cases, efforts should be directed toward dilution of deposited alcohol when feasible, relief of pain with analgesics and surgical intervention if indicated.
Subarachnoid injection of dehydrated (dehydrated alcohol (dehydrated alcohol injection) injection) alcohol is contraindicated in patients receiving anticoagulants because of the danger of bleeding.This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 10/8/2008
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