Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP
What Is Infuvite Adult Injection ?
Infuvite Adult (multiple vitamins for infusion) is a combination of important oil-soluble and water-soluble vitamins indicated as a daily multivitamin maintenance supplement for adults and children aged 11 and older receiving parenteral nutrition. Infuvite Adult is also indicated in other situations where administration by the intravenous route is required, such as surgery, extensive burns, fractures and other trauma, severe infectious diseases, and comatose states, which may provoke a “stress” situation with profound alterations in the body's metabolic demands and consequent tissue depletion of nutrients.
What Are Side Effects of Infuvite Adult Injection ?
Side effects of Infuvite Adult are uncommon but may include:
- skin redness or itching
- double vision
- shortness of breath
- skin swelling
Seek medical care or call 911 at once if you have the following serious side effects:
- Serious eye symptoms such as sudden vision loss, blurred vision, tunnel vision, eye pain or swelling, or seeing halos around lights;
- Serious heart symptoms such as fast, irregular, or pounding heartbeats; fluttering in your chest; shortness of breath; and sudden dizziness, lightheartedness, or passing out;
- Severe headache, confusion, slurred speech, arm or leg weakness, trouble walking, loss of coordination, feeling unsteady, very stiff muscles, high fever, profuse sweating, or tremors.
This document does not contain all possible side effects and others may occur. Check with your physician for additional information about side effects.
Dosage for Infuvite Adult Injection
For intravenous feeding, one daily dose of Infuvite Adult (5 mL of Vial 1 plus 5 mL of Vial 2) is added directly to not less than 500 mL, and preferably 1,000 mL, of intravenous dextrose, saline or similar infusion solutions.
What Drugs, Substances, or Supplements Interact with Infuvite Adult Injection?
Infuvite Adult may interact with anticoagulants, acetazolamide, chlorothiazide sodium, aminophylline, sodium bicarbonate, tetracycline HCl, ampicillin, phenytoin, methotrexate, levo-dopa, hydralazine, isoniazid, chloramphenicol, antibiotics, and bisulfites. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant before receiving Infuvite Adult.
Infuvite Adult Injection During Pregnancy or Breastfeeding
Pregnant women should follow U.S. Recommended Daily Allowances for their condition, because their vitamin requirements may exceed those of non-pregnant women. It is unknown if Infuvite Adult passes into breast milk. Lactating women should follow U.S. Recommended Daily Allowances for their condition, because their vitamin requirement may exceed those of non-lactating women. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.
Our Infuvite Adult (multiple vitamins for infusion) 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.
The following adverse reactions are discussed in greater detail in other section of the labeling.
- Allergic reactions to thiamine [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].
- Hypervitaminosis A [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS]
The following adverse reactions have been identified during postapproval use of INFUVITE ADULT. Because these reactions are reported voluntarily from a population of uncertain size, it is not always possible to reliably estimate their frequency or establish a causal relationship to drug exposure.
Dermatologic: rash, erythema, pruritis
CNS: headache, dizziness, agitation, anxiety
Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Infuvite Adult Injection (Multiple Vitamins Injection)
© Infuvite Adult Injection Patient Information is supplied by Cerner Multum, Inc. and Infuvite Adult Injection Consumer information is supplied by First Databank, Inc., used under license and subject to their respective copyrights.
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