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No data are available on experiences of overdosage with Extraneal (icodextrin peritoneal dialysis solution) . Overdosage of Extraneal would be expected to result in higher levels of serum icodextrin and metabolites, but it is not known what signs or symptoms might be caused by exposure in excess of the exposures used in clinical trials. In the event of overdosage with Extraneal (icodextrin peritoneal dialysis solution) , continued peritoneal dialysis with glucose-based solutions should be provided.
Extraneal (icodextrin) is contraindicated in patients with a known allergy to cornstarch or icodextrin, in patients with maltose or isomaltose intolerance, in patients with glycogen storage disease, and in patients with pre-existing severe lactic acidosis.
Last reviewed on RxList: 4/29/2011
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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