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Generic: Tham
It is used to treat metabolic acidosis, a condition where the body produces too much acid or when the kidneys are not removing enough acid from the body
               



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What is this medicine?

TROMETHAMINE makes blood and urine more alkaline or less acidic. It is used to treat metabolic acidosis, a condition where the body produces too much acid or when the kidneys are not removing enough acid from the body.

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?

They need to know if you have any of these conditions:

- kidney disease
- respiratory acidosis
- salicylate toxicity in a newborn
- an unusual or allergic reaction to tromethamine, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
- pregnant or trying to get pregnant
- breast- feeding

How should I use this medicine?

This medicine is for infusion into a vein. It is given by a health care professional in a hospital or clinic setting.

Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. While this drug may be prescribed for selected conditions, precautions do apply.

Overdosage: If you think you've taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once.

What if I miss a dose?

This does not apply.

What may interact with this medicine?

This medicine may interact with any of the following medications:

- amphetamines like amphetamine, dextroamphetamine, lisdexamfetamine, methamphetamine
- lithium
- norfloxacin

What should I watch for while using this medicine?

Your condition will be monitored carefully while you are receiving this medicine.

What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:

- confusion
- dark urine
- fast heartbeat
- general ill feeling or flu- like symptoms
- light- colored stools
- pain, redness, or irritation at site where injected
- right upper belly pain
- sweating
- unusually weak or tired
- yellowing of the eyes or skin
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (Report these to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome.):

- dizziness
- feeling anxious
- increased hunger
- loss of appetite, nausea

               
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