Addaven

Addaven

Manufacturer:

Fresenius Kabi

Distributor:

Zuellig
/
The Glory Medicina
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Trace elements.
Description
Each ampoule contains: 53.3 μg chromic chloride hexahydrate, 1.02 mg copper chloride dihydrate, 5.40 mg ferric chloride hexahydrate, 198 μg manganese chloride tetrahydrate, 166 μg potassium iodide, 2.10 mg sodium fluoride, 48.5 μg sodium molybdate dihydrate, 173 μg sodium selenite anhydrous, 10.5 mg zinc chloride.
Excipients/Inactive Ingredients: Xylitol, hydrochloric acid, water for injections.
Indications/Uses
Addaven is a medicine that contains trace elements. Trace elements are tiny amounts of chemicals that the body needs to work normally.
Addaven is given intravenously (into a vein) when the patient can not eat normally.
This medicine is usually used as part of a balanced intravenous diet, together with proteins, fat, carbohydrates, salts and vitamins.
Dosage/Direction for Use
This medicine will be administered to the patient by a healthcare professional. The patient will receive the medicine by infusion (IV drip), directly into a vein. The doctor will decide on the correct dose for the patient to receive.
The recommended dose for adults is 10 millilitres (ml) each day.
Addaven should be added to another solution before it is given to the patient. The doctor or nurse will make sure it is prepared correctly before the patient receives Addaven.
Use in children: The recommended dose for children weighing more than 15 kg is 0.1 ml per kg body weight each day.
Overdosage
It is very unlikely that the patient will receive more medicine than the patient should as the doctor or nurse will monitor the patient during the treatment. However if the patient think that he/she has received too much Addaven, inform the doctor or nurse immediately.
Contraindications
The patient should not receive Addaven: if the patient is allergic to any of the ingredients of this medicine (listed in Description). If the patient develops a rash or other allergic reactions (like itching, swollen lips or face, or shortness of breath), inform the doctor immediately.
if the the bile excretion is blocked;
if the patient has Wilson's disease (a genetic disorder in which copper builds up in the body) or hemochromatosis (accumulation of iron in the body).
Addaven must not be given to children less than 15 kg body weight.
Special Precautions
Talk to the doctor if the patient has problems with the way the liver and/or kidney work.
The doctor may want to do regular blood tests to check the condition.
Driving and using machines: Addaven has no effect on driving or using machines.
Use In Pregnancy & Lactation
If the patient is pregnant or breast-feeding, thinks that she may be pregnant or is planning to have a baby, ask the doctor for advice before taking this medicine.
Side Effects
No known undesirable effects have been reported with the use of Addaven. However, if the patient gets any side effects, talk to the doctor or nurse.
Drug Interactions
Tell the doctor or pharmacist if the patient is taking, has recently taken or might take any other medicines.
Storage
Do not store above 30°C.
After dilution: The addition of Addaven should be performed immediately before the start of the infusion and should be used within 24 hours. If not used immediately, in-use storage times and conditions prior to use are the responsibility of the user and would normally not be longer than 24 hours at 2-8°C, unless mixing has taken place in controlled and validated aseptic conditions.
Any solution remaining after treatment should be thrown away via approved hospital procedures.
ATC Classification
B05XA30 - combinations of electrolytes ; Belongs to the class of electrolyte solutions used in I.V. solutions.
Presentation/Packing
Conc for soln for infusion (amp, clear, almost colourless solution) 10 mL x 20's.
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