Precautions

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

Your doctor will check your or your child's progress closely while you are receiving this medicine. This will allow your doctor to see if the medicine is working properly. Blood and urine tests will be needed to check for unwanted effects.

Tell your doctor right away if you or your child have chest pain, cough, fainting, fast heartbeat, trouble breathing, or dizziness or lightheadedness after receiving this medicine. These could be symptoms of pulmonary embolism caused by the precipitates found in the TPN solution, infusion set, and catheter.

Tell your doctor if you or your child develop pain, tenderness, changes in skin color, or swelling of foot or leg after receiving this medicine. These could be symptoms of a vein damage or thrombophlebitis.

Check with your doctor right away if you have pain or tenderness in the upper stomach, pale stools, dark urine, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, or yellow eyes or skin. These could be symptoms of a serious liver problem.