NCI Drug Dictionary

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The NCI Drug Dictionary contains technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer. Each drug entry includes links to check for clinical trials listed in NCI's List of Cancer Clinical Trials.

electrolyte-free parenteral nutrition emulsion
An electrolyte-free emulsion for infusion consisting of a three chamber bag system containing glucose, amino acids and lipids that can be used to provide parenteral nutritional supplementation. The lipid emulsion portion contains soybean oil, medium-chain triglycerides, olive oil and fish oil; the amino acid solution contains alanine, arginine, glycine, histidine, leucine, isoleucine, lysine, methionine, phenylalanine, proline, serine, taurine, threonine, tryptophan, tyrosine, and valine. The electrolyte-free parenteral nutrition emulsion contains no electrolytes, trace elements and vitamins. The three separate bags containing glucose, amino acids and lipids are mixed together before infusion. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)

Foreign brand name:SmofKabiven