Nouress

Last updated on RxList: 5/25/2021
Nouress Side Effects Center

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

What Is Nouress?

Nouress (cysteine hydrochloride injection) is a sulfur-containing amino acid indicated for use as an additive to amino acids solutions to meet nutritional requirements of neonates (preterm and term infants less than one month of age) requiring total parenteral nutrition.

What Are Side Effects of Nouress?

Side effects of Nouress include:

  • local infusion site reactions (warm sensation, redness, swelling, and blood clots),
  • generalized flushing,
  • fever,
  • nausea, and
  • metabolic acidosis

Dosage for Nouress

The recommended dosage of Nouress in neonates is based upon the recommended daily protein (amino acid) requirements: 22 mg Nouress/g amino acids. The corresponding volume is 0.44 mL Nouress/g amino acids.

Nouress In Children

Nouress is indicated for use as an additive to amino acid solutions to meet the nutritional requirements of neonates, including preterm infants, requiring total parenteral nutrition.

What Drugs, Substances, or Supplements Interact with Nouress?

Nouress may interact with other medicines.

Tell your doctor all medications and supplements your child uses.

Nouress During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Nouress for use as an additive to amino acid solutions to meet nutritional requirements is not indicated for use in adults so is not intended for use in women who are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Additional Information

Our Nouress (cysteine hydrochloride injection), for Intravenous Use 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.

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.

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SIDE EFFECTS

The following serious adverse reactions are discussed in greater detail in other sections of the prescribing information:

  • Pulmonary embolism due to pulmonary vascular precipitates [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS]
  • Vein damage and thrombosis [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS]
  • Increased BUN [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS]
  • Acid-base imbalance [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS]
  • Hepatobiliary disorders [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS]
  • Aluminum toxicity [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS]

Adverse reactions with the use of cysteine hydrochloride injection were identified in clinical studies or postmarketing reports. Because these reactions are reported voluntarily from a population of uncertain size, it is not always possible to estimate their frequency reliably or to establish a causal relationship to drug exposure.

  • Metabolic acidosis
  • Local infusion site reactions, including a warm sensation, erythema, phlebitis, and thrombosis at the infusion site
  • Generalized flushing, fever, and nausea

DRUG INTERACTIONS

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Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Nouress (Cysteine Hydrochloride Injection)

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