Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Clinolipid
  2. Liposyn

Descriptions


Fat emulsions are used for nutritional support in patients who are unable to get enough fat in their diet, usually because of certain illnesses (eg, parenteral nutrition-associated cholestasis) or recent surgery. Fats are used by the body for energy and to form substances needed for normal body functions.

This medicine is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of your doctor.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Emulsion