Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP Last updated on RxList: 3/21/2022
Travasol Side Effects Center

What Is Travasol?

10% Travasol (Amino Acid) Injection is a solution of essential amino acids used in patients unable to eat properly due to illness or surgery.

What Are Side Effects of Travasol?

Common side effects of Travasol include:

  • irritation
  • inflammation, or
  • infection at the injection site

Dosage for Travasol?

The total daily dose of 10% Travasol (Amino Acid) Injection depends on the patient's metabolic requirement and clinical response.

What Drugs, Substances, or Supplements Interact with Travasol?

Travasol may interact with other drugs. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.

Travasol During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

During pregnancy, Travasol should be used only if prescribed. Exercise caution when administering Travasol to a nursing woman. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Additional Information

Our 10% Travasol (Amino Acid) Injection 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.


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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]
  • Hypersensitivity reactions [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS]
  • Risk of Infections [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS]
  • Refeeding syndrome [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS]
  • Hyperglycemia or hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS]
  • Vein damage and thrombosis [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS]
  • Hepatobiliary disorders [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS]
  • Aluminum toxicity [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS]
  • Parenteral Nutrition Associated Liver Disease [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS]
  • Electrolyte imbalance and fluid overload [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS]

The following adverse reactions from voluntary reports or clinical studies have been reported with TRAVASOL. Because many of these reactions were 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.

  • Metabolic acidosis
  • Alkalosis
  • Osmotic diuresis and dehydration,
  • Rebound hypoglycemia
  • Hypo- and hyper-vitaminosis

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Travasol (Amino Acids (Injection))


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