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Tromethamine Solution for injection
It is used to treat metabolic acidosis, a condition where the body produces too much acid or when th... more
Generic Name: Tham
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:
-salicylate toxicity in a newborn
-an unusual or allergic reaction to tromethamine, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
-pregnant or trying to get pregnant
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
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:
-general ill feeling or flu-like symptoms
-pain, redness, or irritation at site where injected
-right upper belly pain
-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.):
-loss of appetite, nausea
Where should I keep my medicine?Keep out of the reach of children.
This drug is given in a hospital or clinic and will not be stored at home.
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