Patients w/ peripheral vein to mild hypoproteinemia or malnutrition due to inadequate oral intake, & before & after surgery.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult Usual dose 500 mL, infused via peripheral vein over 120 min. Reduce infusion rate in the elderly & critically ill. Max dose: 2,500 mL/day.
Hypersensitivity to thiamin HCl. Hepatic coma or at risk of hepatic coma; severe renal failure or azothemia; CHF; severe acidosis; abnormal electrolyte metabolism; reduced urine output due to obstructive uropathy; abnormal amino acid metabolism.
Corticosteroids. Tetracycline, may reduce the protein sparing effects of infused amino acids. Insulin. Pseudoagglutination of red cells may occur if administered simultaneously w/ blood through the same infusion set.