Who should not receive intravenous fat emulsions?

Before receiving an intravenous fat emulsion, such as Liposyn III, talk to your doctor about any medical conditions you may have. People with certain medical conditions should not be treated with intravenous fat emulsions. These conditions include: lung disease, severe liver disease, kidney disease, anemia, blood clotting disorders, digestive disorders and allergies to eggs, soybeans and aluminum. Intravenous fat emulsion may not be appropriate for some infants and neonates.

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