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Amino acids

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Contributor(s):

Vetstream Ltd

Synonym(s): Duphalyte, Hepatamine, Travasol


Introduction

Name

  • Amino acids.

Class of drug

  • Essential amino acids.

Description

Storage requirements

  • Store in cool, dark place between +2°C and +20°C.
  • Do not freeze.

Uses

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Indications

It is recommended that specialist advice be sought prior to using parenteral nutrition.
  • Used for patients requiring nutritional support, ie those with gastrointestinal failure associated with pancreatitis Pancreatitis, gastric ulceration , severe inflammatory bowel disease Inflammatory bowel disease: overview and intractable vomiting.
  • Parenteral nutrition mixtures comprise combinations of amino acid solutions, glucose solutions and a fat emulsion.

Administration

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Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Based on Small Animal Formulary. Tennant B (1999) 3rd edn. BSAVA, UK. ISBN: 0 905214 44 7.
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