"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"...
HYLENEX (hyaluronidase human injection) is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to hyaluronidase or any of the excipients in HYLENEX (hyaluronidase human injection) . A preliminary skin test for hypersensitivity to HYLENEX recombinant (hyaluronidase human injection) can be performed. The skin test is made by an intradermal injection of approximately 0.02 mL (3 Units) of a 150 Unit/mL solution. A positive reaction consists of a wheal with pseudopods appearing within 5 minutes and persisting for 20 to 30 minutes and accompanied by localized itching. Transient vasodilation at the site of the test, i.e., erythema, is not a positive reaction.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/29/2009
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