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NUTRIFLEX BASAL SOLUTION FOR INFUSION

Active substance(s): CALCIUM CHLORIDE / GLUCOSE MONOHYDRATE / GLYCINE / MAGNESIUM ACETATE TETRAHYDRATE / POTASSIUM DIHYDROGEN PHOSPHATE MONOBASIC / POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE / SODIUM ACETATE TRIHYDRATE / SODIUM CHLORIDE / SODIUM HYDROXIDE

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PACKAGE LEAFLET:
INFORMATION FOR THE USER
B. Braun Melsungen AG · 34209 Melsungen · Germany

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Solution for Infusion
Amino acids / Glucose / Electrolytes
Read all of this leaflet carefully before use of this
medicine.
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3. How to use Nutriflex basal
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5. How to store Nutriflex basal
&URTHERINFORMATION

TAKE SPECIAL CARE WITH NUTRIFLEX BASAL
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s !DDITIONAL TESTS MAY BE CARRIED OUT TO CHECK FOR THE
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TAKING OR USING OTHER MEDICINES
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HAVERECENTLYTAKENANYOTHERMEDICINES INCLUDINGMEDI4HIS PRODUCT IS A NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENT )T CONTAINS CINESOBTAINEDWITHOUTAPRESCRIPTION
SUBSTANCESCALLEDAMINOACIDS ELECTROLYTESANDGLUCOSE
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9OUWILLRECEIVETHISPRODUCTBECAUSEYOUAREUNABLETO any medicine.
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Your doctor will administer Nutriflex basal while you are
stomach or gut by tube.
PREGNANTORBREASTFEEDINGONLYIFHECONSIDERSITESSENThere are many situations in which you may need this TIALTOYOURRECOVERY
PRODUCT SUCHASFOLLOWINGSURGERY INJURY BURNSORIFYOUR
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DRIVING AND USING MACHINES
4HE SOLUTION WILL BE ADMINISTERED TO YOU AS A VEIN DRIP .OTRELEVANT.UTRImEXBASALISNORMALLYGIVENTOIMMOINTRAVENOUSINFUSION BYAHEALTHPROFESSIONAL
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DO NOT USE NUTRIFLEX BASAL
IFYOUARESUFFERINGFROMTHEFOLLOWINGCONDITIONS
s ACUTESHOCK
s INBORNDISORDERSOFPROTEINMETABOLISM
s IRREVERSIBLELIVERFAILURE
s KIDNEY FAILURE WHERE NO DIALYSIS FACILITIES ARE AVAILable.
Babies and children under two yearsSHOULDNOTRECEIVE
.UTRImEX BASAL BECAUSE THEY HAVE DIFFERENT NUTRITIONAL
REQUIREMENTS

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1. WHAT NUTRIFLEX BASAL IS AND WHAT
IT IS USED FOR

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2. BEFORE YOU USE NUTRIFLEX BASAL

3. HOW TO USE NUTRIFLEX BASAL
4HE AMOUNT OF PRODUCT YOU RECEIVE WILL BE DETERMINED
by your doctor.
4HE NORMAL AMOUNT IS BETWEEN  ML n  ML OF
.UTRImEXBASALPERDAY
4HE PRODUCT WILL BE ADMINISTERED TO YOU BY A VEIN DRIP
INFUSION 

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IF YOU USE MORE NUTRIFLEX BASAL THAN YOU
SHOULD
If you think that you have been given an overdose, please
talk to a doctor or pharmacist immediately.
IF YOU FORGET TO USE NUTRIFLEX BASAL
If you think that a dose has been missed, please talk to a
doctor or pharmacist immediately.
If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, Nutriflex basal can cause side effects,
although not everybody gets them.
Nutriflex basal may occasionally cause unwanted effects,
including occasional nausea (feeling sick).
If the recommended infusion rate is exceeded, vomiting,
sweating and flushing may occur.
Abnormal results of liver function tests and disturbance
of bile flux (cholestasis) have been reported in some patients receiving intravenous (infusion through a vein)
nutrition.
If any of the side effects becomes serious, or if you notice
any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your
doctor or pharmacist.
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects
not listed in the package leaflet. You can also report
side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at:
www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard.
By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.

5. HOW TO STORE NUTRIFLEX BASAL
• Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
• Do not store above 25 °C.
• Keep bags in the outer carton in order to protect from
light.
• Once it has been mixed, the product should be used
immediately. In special circumstances it can be stored
at room temperature for up to seven days, or at 2 –8°C
(in a refrigerator) for up to fourteen days. The doctor
or nurse will have checked to ensure that the solution
is properly mixed.
• Do not use Nutriflex basal after the expiry date which
is stated on the carton and the bag The expiry date
refers to the last day of that month.
• Do not use Nutriflex basal if you notice cloudiness,
particles in the solution, discoloration, leaking of the
bag, leaking, i.e. liquid between inner bag and outer
protective bag.
• Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or
household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose
of medicines no longer required. These measures will
help to protect the environment.

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6. FURTHER INFORMATION
What Nutriflex basal contains
• The active substances are amino acids, glucose and
electrolytes
Each 1000 ml of the solution contains
Isoleucine
1.88 g
Leucine
2.50 g
Lysine
1.82 g
Methionine
1.56 g
Phenylalanine
2.81 g
Threonine
1.45 g
Tryptophan
0.46 g
Valine
2.08 g
Arginine
2.16 g
Histidine
1.00 g
Alanine
3.88 g
Aspartic Acid
1.20 g
Glutamic Acid
2.80 g
Glycine
1.32 g
Proline
2.72 g
Serine
2.40 g
Total Amino Acids
32.0 g
Anhydrous Glucose
125.0 g
Electrolytes
Na+
49.9 mmol/l
K+
30.0 mmol/l
Ca++
3.6 mmol/l
Mg++
5.7 mmol/l
Cl–
50.0 mmol/l
H2PO4–
12.8 mmol/l
Acetate
35.0 mmol/l
• The other ingredients are
Citric Acid Monohydrate and water for injections.
What Nutriflex basal looks like and contents of the
pack
Nutriflex basal is a clear, colourless or faintly straw-coloured solution of above mentioned substances in water.
It is supplied in two-chamber plastic bags, the total fluid
content of the bag being 1000 ml or 2000 ml.
It comes in packs of 5 bags.
Marketing Authorisation Holder and Manufacturer
B. Braun Melsungen AG,
Carl-Braun-Straße 1,
Postal address
34212 Melsungen,
34209 Melsungen,
Germany;
Germany.
Tel.: +49-5661-71-0
+49-5661-71-4567
This leaflet was last approved in June 2014.

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B. Braun Melsungen AG
34209 Melsungen, Germany

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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