Kabiven central is administered to a patient intravenously in a hospital setting. Four variants of the volume of the preparation (packages in the form of bags of different sizes) are used, respectively, for patients who have a decreased, slightly increased or normal body requirement for proteins, fats, carbohydrates and other nutrients.
The way of administration and doses of the Kabivena Central are selected strictly on an individual basis. Usually, the choice of the volume of the drug package for intravenous administration depends on the body weight and the general condition of the patient, as well as the needs of his body for replenishing the missing nutrients. The determination of the dosage of the infusion depends on the ability of the patient's body to excrete lipids, as well as metabolize dextrose. In general, the infusion rate should not exceed 2.6 ml / kg / h. The duration of the infusion depends on the general condition of the patient and usually ranges from 12 to 24 hours.
Infusions are carried out by intravenous drip into the central veins. Before using the drug, the septa (latch) of the container are separated, and the contents of the 3 chambers are mixed.
The maximum daily dose of Kabiven is central for adults of 40 ml per 1 kg of body weight. Determination of dosage for children depends on the child's ability to metabolize individual nutrients. Thus, for children from 2 to 10 years of age, the drug should be started at the lowest dose, 14-28 ml / kg / day, gradually increasing the dosage from 10-15 to 40 ml / kg / day. Children 10 years of age or older are usually prescribed the same dosage as adults.
The implementation of parenteral nutrition of the patient in full may require additional introduction of the necessary vitamins, trace elements and electrolytes. Dosage of the drug for patients suffering from obesity, is set taking into account the ideal body mass index.