Sodium Phenylacetate and Benzoate (Intravenous Route)Drug Information provided by: Micromedex
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Sodium phenylacetate and benzoate injection combination is used to treat hyperammonemia, which is a condition where there is too much ammonia in the blood. Ammonia is formed from the breakdown of protein in the body. If the ammonia cannot be removed by the body, high amounts in the blood may cause serious unwanted effects. This medicine works to reduce the amount of ammonia in the blood.
This medicine is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of a doctor.