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IN THE EVENT OF FAT OVERLOAD DURING THERAPY, STOP THE INFUSION OF INTRALIPID® 20% UNTIL VISUAL INSPECTION OF THE PLASMA, DETERMINATION OF TRIGLYCERIDE CONCENTRATIONS, OR MEASUREMENT OF PLASMA LIGHT-SCATTERING ACTIVITY BY NEPHELOMETRY INDICATES THE LIPID HAS CLEARED. RE-EVALUATE THE PATIENT AND INSTITUTE APPROPRIATE CORRECTIVE MEASURES. SEE WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS.
THE ADMINISTRATION OF INTRALIPID® 20% (20% i.v. fat emulsion) IS CONTRAINDICATED IN PATIENTS WITH DISTURBANCES OF NORMAL FAT METABOLISM SUCH AS PATHOLOGIC HYPERLIPEMIA, LIPOID NEPHROSIS OR ACUTE PANCREATITIS IF ACCOMPANIED BY HYPERLIPIDEMIA.
Last reviewed on RxList: 7/30/2007
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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