Intralipid® is used as a source of calories and essential fatty acids to help treat a wide array of diseases.
Intralipid® is manufactured by Baxter.
Administration and Dosage:
Administration is by intravenous infusion.
Common Side Effects:
The more common side effects of Intralipids include dyspnea, cyanosis, allergic reactions, hyperlipemia, hypercoagulability, nausea, vomiting,headache, flushing, increase in temperature, sweating, sleepiness, pain in the chest and back, slight pressure over the eyes, dizziness, and irritation at the site of infusion, and thrombocytopenia in neonates. Also, some delayed adverse reactions such as hepatomegaly, jaundice due to central lobular cholestasis, splenomegaly, thrombocytopenia, leukopenia, transient increases in liver function tests, and overloading syndrome (focal seizures, fever, leukocytosis, hepatomegaly. splenomegaly and shock.
Please read the full Prescribing Information for Intralipids and discuss any questions you have with your doctor.
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Intralipid® is indicated to treat:
- Multiple conditions