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AMINO ACIDS

Amino acids are substances that act as the building blocks of proteins. These are organic compounds that are freed when proteins are broken down. These amino acids help build and repair tissues and cells in the body and may perform other body functions as well. They can also be used as sources of energy.

Amino acids are used in the following conditions:

  • Hepatic encephalitic due to acute or chronic liver diseases and of negative nitrogen balance
  • As nutritional supplement

Do not give amino acids to people with the following conditions:

Amino acids may have the following side effects:

  • Occasional nausea and vomiting
  • Chest discomfort and palpitation
  • Chills
  • Fever
  • Headache and vascular pain
  • Hypersensitivity reactions

Precautions

Take extra caution in patients with the following medical conditions:

  • Severe acidosis
  • Congestive heart failure

 

Interactions

Amino acids may interact with the following medicines:

Symptoms of overdose include the following:

 Available Brands:

Aminoleban Infusion Solution, Bfluid, Celemin Nephro, Combiflex Lipid Central, Dibavit, Godex, Inlex

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