Addaven

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • Addaven Solution for infusion
  • Pharmaceutical form:
  • Solution for infusion
  • Units in package:
  • Ampoule, plastic, 10ml polypropylene single dose amp, 20 dose units
  • Class:
  • General sale
  • Prescription type:
  • General sale
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Allopathic drug
  • Manufactured by:
  • Merck KGaA

Documents

Localization

  • Available in:
  • Addaven Solution for infusion
    New Zealand
  • Language:
  • English

Therapeutic information

  • Therapeutic indications:
  • To meet basal to moderately increased requirements of trace elements in parenteral nutrition in adults and children weighing 15 kg and over, when either oral or enteral nutrition is inappropriate

Other information

Status

  • Source:
  • Medsafe - Medicines Safety Authority - New Zealand
  • Authorization number:
  • 6223
  • Authorization date:
  • 27-08-1990
  • Last update:
  • 27-09-2017

Patient Information leaflet: composition, indications, side effects, dosage, interactions, adverse reactions, pregnancy, lactation

Addaven CMI – NEW ZEALAND

Addaven

®

Infusion, solution concentrate

Consumer Medicine Information

What is in this leaflet

This leaflet answers some common

questions about Addaven. It does

contain

available

information. It does not take the

place of talking to your doctor or

pharmacist.

medicines

have

risks

benefits. Your doctor has weighed

risks

taking

Addaven

against the benefits they expect it

will have for you.

If you have any concerns about

taking

this

medicine,

ask

your

doctor or pharmacist.

Keep this leaflet. You may need to

read it again.

What Addaven is used

for

Addaven

medicine

that

contains

trace

elements.

Trace

elements

tiny

amounts

chemicals that your body needs to

function normally. Addaven is given

intravenously (as a drip into a vein)

when you cannot eat normally. This

medicine is usually used as part of

balanced

intravenous

diet,

together

with

proteins,

fat,

carbohydrates, salts and vitamins.

Before

you

are

given

Addaven

When you must not take it

if you are allergic to any of

ingredients

this

medicine. If you develop a

rash

other

allergic

reactions

(like

itching,

swollen

lips

face,

shortness

breath),

inform

your

doctor

immediately.

your

bile

excretion

blocked;

have

Wilson’s

disease (a genetic disorder

in which copper builds up

body)

hemochromatosis

(accumulation of iron in the

body).

Addaven

must

given

children

less

than

body

weight.

Before you start to take it

Talk

your

doctor

have

problems with the way your liver

and/or kidney work.

Your doctor may want to do regular

blood tests to check your condition.

taking

iron

orally

parallel

with

infusion

your

doctor will check that iron is not

accumulating in your body.

Iron and iodine may cause allergic

reactions on rare occasions when

given as a drip. Tell your doctor or

nurse

allergic

reaction when receiving Addaven.

Pregnancy and breast-feeding

pregnant

breast-

feeding, think you may be pregnant

or are planning to have a baby, ask

your doctor for advice before using

this medicine.

Taking other medicines

Tell

your

doctor or

pharmacist if

you are taking, have recently taken

or might take any other medicines.

How to take Addaven

How much to take

Your

doctor

will

decide

correct dose for you to receive.

The recommended dose for adults

is 10 millilitres (mL) each day. If

you have problems with your liver

or kidneys you may receive a lower

dose.

How to take it

This medicine will be administered

to you by a healthcare professional.

You will receive your medicine by

infusion (drip) into a vein.

Addaven

should

mixed

with

another solution before it is given to

you. Your doctor or nurse will make

sure it is prepared correctly.

If you take too much (overdose)

very

unlikely

that

will

receive

more

medicine

than

should as your doctor or nurse will

monitor you during the treatment.

However

if

you

think

that

you

have

received

too

much

Addaven, inform your doctor or

nurse immediately.

If you have any further questions

on the use of this medicine, ask

your doctor or pharmacist.

While

you

are

using

Addaven

Driving and using machines

Addaven has no effect on driving or

using machines.

Adverse Effects

No known undesirable effects have

been

reported

with

Addaven

according

recommendation.

adverse effects, talk to your doctor

or nurse.

Addaven CMI – NEW ZEALAND

Storage

Storage

Store below 30°C.

Keep this medicine out of the sight

and reach of children.

Do not use this medicine after the

expiry date which is stated on the

carton label and embossed on the

ampoule. The expiry date refers to

the last day of that month.

Your

doctor

hospital

pharmacist are responsible for the

correct storage, use and disposal

of Addaven.

After dilution:

The addition of Addaven should be

performed immediately before the

start of the infusion and should be

used within 24 hours.

Disposal

Any unused medicinal product or

waste material should be disposed

accordance

with

local

requirements.

Product Description

What it looks like

Addaven is a clear and colourless

to slightly yellow solution of trace

elements.

Addaven

available

polypropylene ampoule containing

concentrated

solution.

Each carton contains 20 ampoules

of 10mL.

Ingredients

active

substances

ampoule (10 mL) are:

Chromic chloride hexahydrate

53.3 µg

Cupric chloride dihydrate

1.02 mg

Ferric chloride hexahydrate

5.40 mg

Manganese chloride tetrahydrate

198 µg

Potassium iodide

166 µg

Sodium fluoride

2.10 mg

Sodium molybdate dihydrate

48.5 µg

Sodium selenite

173 µg

Zinc chloride

10.5 mg

The other ingredients are: xylitol,

hydrochloric

acid

water

injections.

This product contains 0.052 mmol

sodium

(1.2

dose.

Supplier

Addaven

supplied

Zealand by:

Fresenius Kabi New Zealand

Limited

60 Pavilion Drive

Airport Oaks, Auckland 2022

New Zealand

Freecall: 0800 144 892

This leaflet was prepared in March

2017.