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(ethanolamine oleate) Injection
ETHAMOLIN® (Ethanolamine Oleate) Injection is a mild sclerosing agent. Chemically it is C17H33COOH •NH2CH2CH2OH. It has the following structure:
The empirical formula is C20H41NO3, representing a molecular weight of 343.55.
ETHAMOLIN Injection consists of ethanolamine, a basic substance, which when combined with oleic acid, forms a clear pale-yellow to straw-colored, deliquescent oleate. The pH ranges from 8.0 to 9.0.
ETHAMOLIN Injection is a sterile, apyrogenic, aqueous solution containing in each mL approximately 50 mg of ethanolamine oleate with benzyl alcohol 2% by volume as preservative.
What are the possible side effects of ethanolamine oleate (Ethamolin)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Tell your caregivers at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
- cough or hiccups (may be a sign of fluid buildup around the lungs);
- fever, chills, cough with yellow or green mucus;
- stabbing chest pain, feeling short of breath; or
- severe pain or burning in your upper stomach.
Less serious side effects may include:
- low fever; or
Last reviewed on RxList: 10/29/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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