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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|
|(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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