Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP
Aminosyn-RF 5.2% (amino acid injection, renal formula) is an amino acid solution used only as an adjunct to management of patients with potentially reversible acute renal failure who are unable to eat. When infused with hypertonic dextrose as a source of calories and with added appropriate electrolytes and vitamins, Aminosyn-RF 5.2% is suitable as an intravenous source of protein in a parenteral nutritional regimen for such patients. Common side effects of Aminosyn-RF 5.2% include:
- metabolic, fluid, electrolyte and acid-base imbalances.
The usual daily dose ranges from 300 to 600 mL of Aminosyn-RF 5.2% equivalent to 2.4 to 4.7 grams of nitrogen in 15.7 to 31 grams of essential amino acids. Aminosyn-RF 5.2% may interact with other drugs. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. During pregnancy, Aminosyn-RF 5.2% should be administered only if prescribed. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.
Our Aminosyn-RF 5.2% (amino acid injection, renal formula) Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Adverse effects include metabolic, fluid, electrolyte and acid-base imbalances unless appropriate monitoring and corrective management are accomplished during Aminosyn-RF 5.2%, Sulfite-Free, (an amino acid injection — renal formula) therapy.
Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Aminosyn RF 5.2 (Amino Acid Injection 5.2% Renal Formula)
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