Hospira | Aminosyn (Medication)


Aminosyn infused with dextrose by peripheral vein infusion is indicated as a source of nitrogen in the nutritional support of patients with adequate stores of body fat, in whom, for short periods of time, oral nutrition cannot be tolerated, is undesirable, or inadequate. It is a nutritional supplement and is administered intravenously as directed by a doctor.

This preparation should not be used in patients with hepatic coma or metabolic disorders involving impaired nitrogen utilization. ...

Side Effect:

The most common side effect of this nutritional supplement is the infection or irritation of the vein at the catheter.

Other more serious side effects include:rapid breathing or shortness of breath, sudden weight gain, fever, chills, yellowing of the skin or eyes, darkening of the urine, nausea, flushing of the skin, weakness. ...


Inform your doctor before using Aminosyn about any allergies. Tell your doctor about your medical history, if you have or ever have had any of the following conditions:kidney or liver disease, digestive disorders, bleeding problems.

During pregnancy and breastfeeding is recommended to consult your doctor about your risks before using this nutritional supplement. ...