Tromethamine

Tromethamine Overview

Reviewed: October 14, 2013
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Tromethamine is a prescription medication used to treat high acid levels in the body. This is medically known as metabolic acidosis. Tromethamine belongs to a group of drugs called alkalinizing agents. These help eliminate acidic components of the blood.

This medication is available in an injectable form to be given directly into a vein (IV) by a healthcare professional.

Common side effects of tromethamine are rare as it is given under the supervision of a healthcare professional.

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Serious side effects have been reported with tromethamine. See the “Drug Precautions” section.

Common side effects of tromethamine are rare as it is given under the supervision of a healthcare professional.

Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information on possible side effects of tromethamine.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.