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Ethanolamine (Injection)

Ethanolamine (eth-a-NOL-a-meen)

This medicine treats bleeding from your esophagus, which is the tube going from the mouth to the stomach.

Brand Name(s):

Ethamolin

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

You should not use this medicine if you have an allergy to ethanolamine, oleic acid, or ethanolamine oleate.

How to Use This Medicine:

Injectable

  • Your doctor will prescribe your dose and schedule. This medicine is given through a needle placed in a vein.
  • A nurse or other health provider will give you this medicine.

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
  • Make sure your doctor knows if you have heart disease or lung disease. Tell your doctor if you have liver disease.
  • Call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if they get worse.

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
  • Bloody vomit, coughing up blood, or bloody stools.
  • Fever, chills, sore throat, or body aches.
  • Trouble breathing, coughing, chest tightness, or chest pain.

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

  • Decrease in how much or how often you urinate.

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

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


Last Updated: 11/4/2014


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