Per 100 mL N(2)-l-alanyl-l-glutamine 20 g (l-alanine 8.2 g, l-glutamine 13.46 g)
As a supplement to amino acid solns or an amino acid containing infusion regimen for patients requiring additional glutamine (hypercatabolic or hypermetabolic patients).
Dosage/Direction for Use
1.5-2 mL/kg body wt daily for max 3 wk. Max daily dose: 2 mL/kg body wt.
Severe renal insufficiency (CrCl <25 mL/min), severe hepatic insufficiency. Pregnancy, lactation, childn.
Monitor hepatic function in patients w/ compensated hepatic insufficiency. The proportion of amino acids supplied via Dipeptiven should not >20% of the total supply. Not for direct administration, mix w/ compatible amino acid soln before infusion.