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(8% Amino Acid) Injection

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HepatAmine (8% Amino Acid Injection) is a sterile, nonpyrogenic, hypertonic solution containing crystalline amino acids. A 500 mL unit provides a total of 40 g of amino acids and 6 g of nitrogen (38 g of protein equivalent).

Each 100 mL contains:

Essential amino acids
Isoleucine USP 0.90 g
Leucine USP 1.10 g
Lysine 0.61 g
(added as lysine acetate USP 0.86 g)
Methionine USP 0.10 g
Phenylalanine USP 0.10 g
Threonine USP 0.45 g
Tryptophan USP 0.066 g
Valine USP 0.84 g
Nonessential amino acids
Alanine USP 0.77 g
Arginine USP 0.60 g
Histidine USP 0.24 g
Proline USP 0.80 g
Serine USP 0.50 g
Glycine USP 0.90 g
Cysteine < 0.014 g
(as Cysteine HCl•H2O USP < 0.020 g)
Phosphoric Acid NF 0.115 g
Sodium Bisulfite (as an antioxidant) < 0.1 g
Water for Injection USP qs  
pH adjusted with Glacial Acetic Acid USP
pH: 6.5 (6.0-6.8)
Calculated Osmolarity: 785 mOsmol/liter

Concentration of Electrolytes (mEq/liter): Sodium 10; Chloride < 3; Phosphate (HPO =4) 20 (10 mmole P/liter); Acetate Approx. 62 (provided as acetic acid and Iysine acetate)

Last reviewed on RxList: 2/19/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.


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