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Parenteral lipid solutions (By injection)

Provides your body with nutrients such as fat (lipids) and sometimes protein, sugar, vitamins, and minerals. This medicine is needed when you cannot eat food by mouth or if you cannot get enough nutrition from your diet for several days. You may need this medicine if you have serious medical problems such as AIDS, cancer, or serious burns.

Brand Name(s):

Intralipid, Kabiven, Nutrilipid, Perikabiven, Smoflipid

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

Parenteral solution provides nutrients that your body needs. Unless your doctor tells you otherwise, there is no reason why you should not receive this medicine.

How to Use This Medicine:


If a dose is missed:

How to Store and Dispose of This Medicine:

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088

Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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