Drug Index

Amino Acids

Mechanism :

These are synthetic preparations of amino acids available in various proportions used as nutritional supplements.

Indication :

  • Parenteral nutrition.

Dosing :

Infants upto 10 kg: 2.0 to 2.5 g/kg/day IV.
>10 kg: 20 to 25 grams/day for the first 10 kg of body weight plus 1.0 to 1.25 g/day IV for each kg of body weight over 10 kg.

Adverse Effect :

Hepatic damage, infection at the site of injection, venous thrombosis or phlebitis.

Hepatic Dose :

Contraindicated in liver insufficiency.
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