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Introduction

Expert Advice

Indications
Amino Acids are used in the treatment of hepatic encephalopathy (decline in brain function due to severe liver disease) and patients with long-lasting liver diseases.

Contraindications
Its use is prohibited in patients with severe kidney disorders and those with abnormal amino acid metabolism (breakdown).

Precautions
Patients with congestive heart failure and severe acidosis (increased acidic content in the body) are advised to use this medicine with caution

Adverse effects
Its side effects include hypoglycemia (decreased blood glucose level), hyperammonemia (excessive ammonia in the blood), hypersensitivity reactions, nausea, vomiting, chest discomfort, palpitations, acidosis (excessively acidic condition of the body fluids), chills, fever, and headache.

Pregnancy
There is insufficient evidence available regarding the medicine’s safe usage in pregnancy, therefore, caution is advised.

Lactation
There is insufficient evidence regarding its safe usage in nursing females, therefore, caution is advised.

Primary Uses

Nutritional Supplment

Indications

This medicine is used in chronic liver disease and hepatic encephalopathy (brain dysfunction that occurs as acresult of severe liver disease).

Side Effects

Side effects include hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), Hyperammonemia (excess ammonia in the blood), hypersensitivity reactions, nausea, vomiting, palpitations, acidosis, chills, fever, and headache.

Warnings

Pregnancy

Observe caution while using this medicine incase of pregnancy. Consult your doctor for further advice.

Lactation

Nursing females are advised to observe caution, consult your healthcare provider before using this medicine. 

Alcohol

Please avoid consuming alcohol when taking this medicine.

Precautions

Patients with cardiac failure and severe acidosis are advised to observe precautions before the use of this medicine.

Contraindications

This medication is contraindicated in patients with severe kidney disorders and those with abnormal amino acid metabolism.

FAQS

Indications:

This solution is used to treat hepatic encephalopathy (brain dysfunction associated with liver disease).

Storage:

Please read the leaflet provided with the medicine for storage guidance. Keep away from excessive light, moisture, and children.

Administration:

This medicine is mostly used intravenously. It is injected into a vein by a medical professional. However, if you are self-injecting or using it at home, ensure you follow the correct procedure and take all necessary precautions. The dosage is dependent on the age, condition and its severity. Please consult your doctor before use.

Side Effects:

The patients administered with this medicine may experience hypoglycemia (decreased glucose levels), hyperammonemia (increased ammonia concentration in blood), allergies, chest discomfort, nausea, tremors, chills, and fever.

Precautions:

The patients with severe acidosis (excess of acid in body fluids) and severe heart impairment should use this medicine cautiously.

Effects on pregnancy and lactation:

The effects of this medicine in pregnant females are unknown. Please consult your doctor before use. The effects of this medicine in nursing females are unknown. Please consult your doctor before use.

Disclaimer

Dawaai's intention is to make sure that it's consumers get information that is accurate, reviewed by an expert and error-free. However, the information mentioned here should not be used as a replacement for the advice of a qualified physician. The information given here is for informational purposes only, which may not cover all possible precautions, side effects, contraindications or drug interactions. Consult your doctor and discuss your queries related to any medicine or disease.

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