"Watch your sugar, use caution with the salt shaker and limit those saturated fats.
That's the guidance from the updated U.S. nutritional guidelines, released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Department of Health "...
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.This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 7/30/2007
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