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CHROMIUM (chromic chloride injection, USP)

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INDICATIONS AND USAGE

Chromium 4 mcg/mL (Chromic Chloride Injection, USP) is indicated for use as a supplement to intravenous solutions given for TPN. Administration helps to maintain chromium serum levels and to...

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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Chromium 4 mcg/mL (Chromic Chloride Injection, USP) contains 4 mcg chromium/mL and is administered intravenously only after dilution. The additive should be administered in a volume of...

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CONTRAINDICATIONS

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WARNINGS

Direct intramuscular or intravenous injection of Chromium 4 mcg/mL (Chromic Chloride Injection, USP) is contraindicated, as the acidic pH of the solution may cause considerable tissue irritation.

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ADVERSE REACTIONS

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DRUG ABUSE AND DEPENDENCE

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OVERDOSAGE

Trivalent chromium administered intravenously to TPN patients has been shown to be nontoxic when given at dosage levels of up to 250 mcg/day for two consecutive weeks.

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DESCRIPTION

Chromium 4 mcg/mL (Chromic Chloride Injection, USP) is a sterile, nonpyrogenic solution intended for use as an additive to intravenous solutions for total parenteral nutrition (TPN). Each mL of solution contains...

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CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Trivalent chromium is part of glucose tolerance factor, an essential activator of insulin-mediated reactions. Chromium helps to maintain normal glucose metabolism and peripheral nerve function....

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HOW SUPPLIED

Chromium (Chromic Chloride Injection, USP) is supplied as follows:

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FOR I.V. USE ONLY AFTER DILUTION
Plastic Vial
Rx Only

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