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Drug Information for AMMONUL (sodium phenylacetate and sodium benzoate) Injection 10% / 10% (Ucyclyd Pharma Inc.): DESCRIPTION
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AMMONUL® (sodium phenylacetate and sodium benzoate) Injection 10% / 10% is a sterile, concentrated, aqueous solution of sodium phenylacetate and sodium benzoate, used for the treatment of hyperammonemia in urea cycle disorders. The pH of the solution is between 6 and 8. Sodium phenylacetate is a crystalline, white to off-white powder with a strong, offensive odor. It is soluble in water. Sodium benzoate is a white and odorless, crystalline powder that is readily soluble in water.
Sodium phenylacetate has a molecular weight of 158.13 and the molecular formula C8H7NaO2. Sodium benzoate has a molecular weight of 144.11 and the molecular formula C7H5NaO2.
Each mL of AMMONUL® contains 100 mg of sodium phenylacetate and 100 mg of sodium benzoate, and Water for Injection. Sodium hydroxide and/or hydrochloric acid may have been used for pH adjustment.
AMMONUL® injection is a sterile, concentrated solution intended for intravenous administration via a central line only after dilution (see DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION). AMMONUL® is packaged in single-use vials.
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