Nutriflex-Lipid Peri/Nutriflex Omega Special

Nutriflex-Lipid Peri/Nutriflex Omega Special Dosage/Direction for Use

Manufacturer:

B. Braun

Distributor:

DKSH
/
Four Star
Full Prescribing Info
Dosage/Direction for Use
The dosage has to be adapted to the individual requirements of the patient.
It is recommended that Nutriflex-Lipid Peri/Nutriflex Omega Special be administered continuously. A stepwise increase of the infusion rate over the first 30 minutes up to the desired infusion rate avoids possible complications.
Nutriflex-Lipid Peri: Adults: The maximum daily dose amounts to 40 ml per kg body weight, corresponding to 1.28 g amino acids/kg body weight per day; 2.56 g glucose/kg body weight per day; 1.6 g lipid/kg body weight per day.
The maximum rate of infusion is 2.5 ml/kg body weight per hour, corresponding to 0.08 g amino acids/kg body weight per hour; 0.16 g glucose/kg body weight per hour; 0.1 g lipid/kg body weight per hour.
For a patient weighing 70 kg this corresponds to an infusion rate of 175 ml per hour. The amount of amino acid administered is then 5.6 g/hour, of glucose 11.2 g/hour and of lipid 7 g/hour.
Children over 2 years of age: The given dosage recommendations are guiding data based on average requirements. The dosage should be individually adapted according to age, development stage and illness. For calculation of dosage account must be taken of the hydration status of the paediatric patient.
For children, it might be necessary to start the nutritional therapy with half of the target dosage. The dosage should be increased stepwise according to the individual metabolic capacity up the maximum dosage.
Daily dose during 3rd - 5th year of life: 45 ml/kg body weight, corresponding to 1.44 g amino acids/kg body weight per day; 2.88 g glucose/kg body weight per day; 1.8 g lipid/kg body weight per day.
Daily dose during 6th - 14th year of life: 30 ml/kg body weight, corresponding to 0.96 g amino acids/kg body weight per day; 1.92 g glucose/kg body weight per day; 1.2 g lipid/kg body weight per day.
The maximum rate of infusion is 2.5 ml/kg body weight per hour, corresponding to 0.08 g amino acids/kg body weight per hour; 0.16 g glucose/kg body weight per hour; 0.1 g lipid/kg body weight per hour.
Additional energy that may be required for paediatric patients should be administered in the form of glucose solutions or fat emulsions, as appropriate.
Method of administration: For intravenous infusion. Especially suitable for infusion into peripheral veins.
Preparation of the mixed solution: Remove the bag from its protective pack and proceed as follows: open out the bag and lay on a solid surface; open the peel seals to the two upper chambers by using pressure with both hands; briefly mix the contents of the bag together.
Preparation for infusion: fold the two empty chambers backwards; hang the mixing bag on the infusion stand by the centre hanging loop; remove the protective cap from the run-out port and carry out infusion using the normal technique.
Duration of use: The duration of treatment for the indications stated should not exceed 7 days.
Nutriflex Omega Special: Adults: The maximum daily dose amounts to 35 ml per kg body weight, corresponding to 2.0 g amino acids per kg body weight per day; 5.04 g glucose per kg body weight per day; 1.4 g lipid per kg body weight per day.
The maximum rate of infusion is 1.7 ml per kg body weight per hour, corresponding to 0.1 g amino acids per kg body weight per hour; 0.24 g glucose per kg body weight per hour; 0.07 g lipid per kg body weight per hour.
For a patient weighing 70 kg this corresponds to an infusion rate of 119 ml per hour. The amount of amino acid administered is then 6.8 g per hour, of glucose 17.1 g per hour and of lipid per 4.8 g per hour.
In general, it is recommended that the maximum amount of energy should not exceed 40 kcal per kg body weight per day. If specially indicated e.g. for burned patients higher dosage is possible.
Children: Safety and efficacy in children and adolescents have not been established.
Duration of use: The duration of treatment for the indications stated is not limited. During long-term administration of Nutriflex Omega special it is necessary to provide for appropriate replacement of trace elements and vitamins.
Method of administration: Intravenous use. For central venous infusion only.
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