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Infuvite Adult Pharmacy Bulk Package

PATIENT INFORMATION

  • Instruct patient that INFUVITE ADULT (Pharmacy Bulk Package) is indicated for the prevention of vitamin deficiency in adults and children 11 and older receiving parenteral nutrition and in patients with extensive burns, fractures and other trauma, severe infectious diseases, and comatose states, or who undergo surgery.
  • INFUVITE ADULT (Pharmacy Bulk Package) is contraindicated in patients who have a history of hypersensitivity to any of the vitamins in this product or existing hypervitaminosis due to any vitamins contained in this formulation. Obtain detailed allergy and concomitant drug information from the patient, as well as if they have any kidney or liver impairment and if they are pregnant, prior to INFUVITE ADULT (Pharmacy Bulk Package) administration.
  • Tell patients to watch for signs of allergic reactions such as urticaria, shortness of breath, wheezing and angioedema, which have been reported following intravenous administration of thiamine.
  • Instruct patients with renal impairment to immediately report signs of hypervitaminosis A, manifested by nausea, vomiting, headache, dizziness, blurred vision, which has been reported in patients with renal failure receiving 1.5 mg/day retinol and in patients with liver disease.
  • Instruct patients to report other adverse reactions such as rash, erythema, pruritus, headache, dizziness, agitation, anxiety, and diplopia.
  • Instruct patients who are on warfarin anticoagulant therapy to monitor periodically blood prothrombin/ INR levels to determine if the dose of warfarin needs to be adjusted
  • Explain the significance of periodic monitoring of blood vitamin concentrations to determine if vitamin deficiencies or excesses are developing and the need to monitor renal function, calcium, phosphorus, aluminum and vitamin A levels in patients with renal impairment.

Last reviewed on RxList: 12/17/2012
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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