Intralipid 20%

FDA Approved: * January 23, 1981
Pharm Company: * FRESENIUS
Category: Intravenous (IV) Therapy

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Intralipid 20% Overview

Lipid emulsion or fat emulsion refers to an emulsion of lipid for human intravenous use, especially catering critically-ill patients that cannot consume food and administer their required nutrients enterally. It is often referred to by the brand name of the most commonly used version, Intralipid, which is an emulsion of soy bean oil, egg phospholipids and glycerin, and is available in 10%, 20% and 30% concentrations. The 30% concentration is not approved for direct intravenous infusion, but ...

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I want to know about intralipid IV. How is it helped for ill people? ## Intralipid IV 20% serves as an energy source in people for whom the usual I.V. therapy would not be adequate, and acts as a source of essential fatty acids to prevent essential fatty acid deficiency. The 20% stands for (20% I.V. Fat Emulsion). Also available are 10%, and 30% Intralipids. From my own nutritional knowledge, EFA's (essential fatty acids) are also crucial for weight loss and/or muscle management. (Up to) 40% of your daily fat intake should be from essential fatty acids. So if you are ill from EFA deficiency, then I would recommend either a natural way to combat it by consuming more foods rich in Omega-3, such as salmon or flaxseed; or buying the lowest dosage of Intralipid, because many people alrea...


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Intralipid 20%
  • Injection: 20%
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