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Fat Emulsions (Systemic)

Brand Names : Intralipid, Liposyn II, Liposyn III

Description and Brand Names | Before Using | Proper Use | Precautions | Side Effects

  • Nutritional supplement, fatty acid

Fat emulsions are used as dietary supplements for patients who are unable to get enough fat in their diet, usually because of certain illnesses or recent surgery. Fats are used by the body for energy and to form substances needed for normal body functions.

Fat emulsions are available by injection only with your doctor's prescription, in the following dosage form:

  • Injection (U.S. and Canada)

Brand Names

Some commonly used brand names are:

In the U.S. -

  • Intralipid
  • Liposyn II
  • Liposyn III

In Canada -

  • Intralipid
  • Liposyn II


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Fat Emulsions: Before Using

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