Concentrate for Solution for Infusion


Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start using this medicine because it contains important information for you.

•    Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.

•    If you have any further questions, ask your doctor, pharmacist or nurse.

•    If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. See section 4.

What is in this leaflet:

1.    What Additrace is and what it is used for

2.    What you need to know before you use Additrace

3.    How to use Additrace

4.    Possible side effects

5.    How to store Additrace

6.    Contents of the pack and other information

1. What Additrace is and what it is used for

Additrace provides trace elements into your blood stream when you cannot eat normally. Trace elements are tiny amounts of chemicals that your body needs to work normally. Additrace is usually used as part of a balanced intravenous diet, together with proteins, fat, carbohydrates, salts and vitamins.


• if you are allergic to any of the ingredients of Additrace mentioned in section 6.

If you develop a rash or other allergic reactions (like itching, swollen lips or face or shortness of breath), please inform your doctor.

Warnings and precautions

Talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse before using Additrace if you suffer from:

- impaired liver and/or kidney function

Your doctor may want to do regular blood tests to check your condition.

Additrace must be diluted before use. It will be added to another solution before it is given to you. Your doctor, pharmacist or nurse will make sure it is prepared correctly before you receive Additrace.

Additrace should not be used if the solution is cloudy or contains particles. The doctor, pharmacist or nurse will check that the solution is particle free before it is administered to you.

Other medicines and Additrace

Talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines. Pregnancy and breast-feeding

If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask you doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.

Driving and using machines

Additrace has no effect on the ability to drive and use machines.


You will receive your medicine by infusion (IV drip).

Your doctor or pharmacist will decide on the correct dose for you to receive.


The recommended dose of Additrace for adults is 10 millilitres each day when added to Vamin 9 Glucose, Vamin 14, Vamin 14 Electrolyte-Free, Vamin 18 Electrolyte-Free, and Glucose 5%-50%.

Use in children and adolescents

Additrace is not recommended for use in children weighing less than 40 kilograms.

If you received more Additrace than you should

It is very unlikely that you will receive more infusion than you should as your doctor or nurse will monitor you during the treatment. However if you think that you have received too much Additrace, inform your doctor or nurse immediately. If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor, pharmacist or nurse.


Although no known undesirable effects have been reported with the use of Additrace, like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects.

Reporting of side effects

If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the national reporting schemes listed below. By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.

For UK - you can report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at

For Ireland - you can also report side effects directly via:

HPRA Pharmacovigilance Earlsfort Terrace IRL - Dublin 2 Tel: +353 1 6764971 Fax: +353 1 6762517 Website: e-mail:

For Malta - Healthcare professionals are asked to report any suspected adverse reactions to The Medicines Authority at the following contact details;

ADR Reporting,

The Medicines Authority Post-Licensing Directorate 203 Level 3, Rue D’Argens GZR-1368 Gzira

Website: e-mail:


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405 x 128 mm folded to 135 x 64 mm 08.01.C

Prepared by: Sven-Erik Arneberg


What Additrace contains

Each ampoule contains 10ml of concentrate.

Active ingredients:

1 millilitre of Additrace contains:

Each ampoule contains 10ml of concentrate.

Ferric chloride, 6H20

540 microgram

20 micromol

Zinc chloride

1.36 mg

100 micromol

Manganese chloride 4H20

99.0 microgram

5 micromol

Copper chloride 2H20

340 microgram

20 micromol

Chromic chloride 6H20

5.33 microgram

0.2 micromol

Sodium selenite anhydrous

6.9 microgram

0.4 micromol

Sodium molybdate, 2H20

4.85 microgram

0.2 micromol

Sodium fluoride

210 microgram

50 micromol

Potassium iodide

16.6 microgram

1 micromol

Note: Less than 1 mmol for potassium and sodium


Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.

Your doctor, pharmacist and nurse are responsible for the correct storage, use and disposal of Additrace.

Do not use this medicine after the expiry date stated on the carton and ampoule label. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.

Store below 25°C. Do not freeze.

Keep the ampoules in the outer carton in order to protect from light.

Do not use this medicine if it is cloudy or contains particles.

After dilution:

The addition of Additrace should be performed immediately before the start of infusion and should be used within 24 hours.

If not used immediately, in-use storage times and conditions prior to use are the responsibility of the user and would normally not be longer than 24 hours at 2-8°C, unless mixing has taken place in controlled and validated aseptic conditions.


Any unused solution should be discarded. Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater. Ask your pharmacist how to throw away medicines that you no longer use. These measure will help protect the environment.

Additrace also contains xylitol, hydrochloric acid, water for injections.

What Additrace looks like and contents of the pack

Additrace is a clear, almost colourless solution of trace elements.

Additrace is available in a clear glass ampoule or polypropylene ampoule containing 10 ml of concentrate, in the following pack sizes:

•    glass ampoule, 10 x 10ml

•    polypropylene ampoule, 20 x 10 ml Not all pack sizes may be marketed.

Marketing Authorisation Holder and Manufacturer:

Marketing authorisation holder

Fresenius Kabi Limited Cestrian Court Eastgate Way Manor Park Runcorn Cheshire WA71NT UK


Fresenius Kabi Norge AS NO-1753 Halden Norway

This leaflet was last revised in January 2016

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