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A 41-year-old member asked:

Can you give invanz (ertapenem) and a tpn in the same picc line?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Willam Lau
Infectious Disease 11 years experience
Can but should NOT: There should be separate lines for TPN and antibiotics, do not combine or switch them.
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Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Tpn: Tpn should have a dedicated port. One line can have different ports but make sure you always use one particular port for tpn.
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Last updated Jun 10, 2014
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