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Pedtrace (zinc, copper, manganese and chromium intravenous solution) ®-4 is a sterile, nonpyrogenic solution of four trace elements for use as an additive for total parenteral nutrition (TPN) in pediatric patients.
Each mL contains:
|Zinc Sulfate heptahydrate (equivalent to Zinc 0.5 mg)||2.2 mg|
|Cupric Sulfate pentahydrate (equivalent to Copper 0.1 mg)||0.39 mg|
|Manganese Sulfate monohydrate (equivalent to Manganese 25 mcg)||77 mcg|
|Chromic Chloride hexahyd rate (equivalent to Chromium 0.85 mcg)||4.36 mcg|
|Water for Injection||q. s.|
Zinc sulfate is chemically designated ZnSO4, a white crystalline compound freely soluble in water. Cupric sulfate is chemically designated CuSO4, a blue crystalline compound very soluble in water. Manganese sulfate is chemically designated MnSO4, a pale red, slightly efflorescent compound soluble in water. Chromic chloride is chemically designated CrCl3, a greenish compound soluble in water.
Sulfuric acid for pH adjustment (approximately 2.5).
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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