What is Aminoplasmal® used for?
Aminoplasmal® 10% solution for infusion is used for people who cannot eat food normally, the body to grow or to cover. It is used as a solution like glucose of fat emulsions.
It is given to you through a small tube with a cannula placed in a vein (intravenous infusion).
How should I take Aminoplasmal®?
Always use this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
How do I store Aminoplasmal®?
Aminoplasmal® is best stored at room temperature away from direct light and moisture. To prevent drug damage, you should not store Aminoplasmal® in the bathroom or the freezer. There may be different brands of Aminoplasmal® that may have different storage needs. It is important to always check the product package for instructions on storage, or ask your pharmacist. For safety, you should keep all medicines away from children and pets.
You should not flush Aminoplasmal® down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. It is important to properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist for more details about how to safely discard your product.
Precautions & warnings
What should I know before using Aminoplasmal®?
Do not use Aminoplasmal® 10% solution for infusion, if:
- You are allergic to any of the active substances or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
- You suffer from a genetic abnormality of your metabolism of proteins and amino acids.
- You have a severe (i.e. life-threatening) circulation disorder (shock).
- You have insufficient oxygen supply.
- Acidic substances accumulate in your blood (acidosis).
- You have a severe liver disease.
- You have kidney failure not adequately treated by artificial kidney.
You should not receive any infusions if you have:
- Poorly controlled heart failure with marked impairment of your blood circulation
- Accumulation of fluid in your lungs (lung edema)
- Excess water in your body, swelling of limbs (hyperhydration)
Is it safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?
There isn’t enough information about the safety of using this medication during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Please always consult with your doctor to weigh the potential benefits and risks before taking this medication.
What side effects can occur from Aminoplasmal®?
If any of the following side effects occur, tell your doctor immediately.
- Allergic reactions
- Feeling sick
Not everyone experiences these side effects. There may be some side effects not listed above. If you have any concerns about a side-effect, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.
What drugs may interact with Aminoplasmal®?
Aminoplasmal® may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects. To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. For your safety, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any drugs without your doctor’s approval.
Does food or alcohol interact with Aminoplasmal®?
Aminoplasmal® may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.
What health conditions may interact with Aminoplasmal®?
Aminoplasmal® may interact with your health condition. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. It is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have.
The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using Aminoplasmal®.
What is the dose of Aminoplasmal® for an adult?
Adults and adolescents from 14 to 17 years
Your doctor will determine the amount of solution you need each day.
In general, this will be 10 – 20 ml per kg of your body weight per day. The solution will run in at a rate of not more than 1 ml per kg of your body weight per hour.
What is the dose of Aminoplasmal® for a child?
In children the doctor will adjust the dosage carefully according to the individual child’s age, nutritional status and actual disease.
2 – 4 years:
15 ml per kg of your body weight per day.
5 – 13 years:
10 ml per kg of your body weight per day.
The solution will run in at a rate of not more than 1 ml per kg of your body weight per hour.
This solution must not be administered to new-born babies and children under 2 years because the composition of the solution does not properly meet the special nutrition requirements of this age group..
How is Aminoplasmal® available?
Aminoplasmal® is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:
- Aminoplasmal® 10% solution for infusion, glass bottles of 250 ml, 500 ml and 1000ml
What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?
In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to your nearest emergency room.
What should I do if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose of Aminoplasmal®, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.
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