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INDICATIONS AND USAGE

Copper 0.4 mg/mL (Cupric Chloride Injection, USP) is indicated for use as a supplement to intravenous solutions given for TPN. Administration helps to maintain copper serum levels and to prevent...

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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Copper 0.4 mg/mL (Cupric Chloride Injection, USP) contains 0.4 mg copper/mL and is administered intravenously only after dilution. The additive should be diluted in a volume of fluid not less than...

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CONTRAINDICATIONS

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WARNINGS

Direct intramuscular or intravenous injection of Copper 0.4 mg/mL (Cupric Chloride Injection, USP) is contraindicated, as the acidic pH of the solution (2) may cause considerable tissue irritation.

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ADVERSE REACTIONS

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DRUG ABUSE AND DEPENDENCE

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OVERDOSAGE

Copper toxicity can produce prostration, behavior change, diarrhea, progressive marasmus, hypotonia, photophobia and peripheral edema. Such symptoms have been reported with a serum copper level of 286 mcg/dl....

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DESCRIPTION

Copper 0.4 mg/mL (Cupric 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 1....

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CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Copper is an essential nutrient which serves as a cofactor for serum ceruloplasmin, an oxidase necessary for proper formation of the iron carrier protein, transferrin. Copper also helps maintain normal...

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HOW SUPPLIED

Copper 0.4 mg/mL (Cupric Chloride Injection, USP) is supplied as follows:

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Cupric Chloride

Injection, USP

FOR I.V. USE ONLY AFTER DILUTION

Plastic Vial

Rx only

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