Medicines & Supplements A to Z > Aminoleban


Last updated on 16/07/2021.

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DRUG CLASS: Supplements

SUB CLASS: Amino acid derivatives

USED FOR: Nutritional supplementation

– (oral powder)
– 8% (injections)

What is Aminoleban for?

Aminoleban is a nutritional supplement which is often used for patients with chronic liver impairment. It contains high concentrations of branched chain amino acids, which helps to prevent the development of protein deficiency in liver-impaired patients.

How to use it?

Aminoleban powder is taken by mouth with food. For adults, mix one package (50g) of Aminoleban EN powder with 180 ml of water at room temperature or warm water and ingest with meals. Use three times daily.

Aminoleban may also be injected through a needle into a vein in hospital settings, as directed by your doctor.

What are the side effects of Aminoleban?

Common side effects of Aminoleban include headache, nausea and vomiting, gastrointestinal discomfort, anorexia, diarrhoea, and abdominal pain.

Who should not take Aminoleban?

– People allergic to any component of the formulation
– People allergic to milk or any dairy products
– Patients with severe renal disorders or disturbed amino acid metabolism

Pharmacist Tips:

– It is always best to consult your doctor or pharmacist before starting any supplement, especially if you already take medication, have health concerns, or are pregnant.

Common dosing schedule:
Take Aminoleban powder at meal time.

This schedule is for reference only, adjustments may be made according to individual needs.

Some common medications Aminoleban may interact with:
Aminoleban has no known interactions with common medications.

Where to buy Aminoleban in Hong Kong?

In Hong Kong, Aminoleban is an over-the-counter medicine and can be purchased without a prescription from any retail outlet in Hong Kong. This includes grocery stores, convenience stores, medicine shops, and pharmacies. It can also be obtained from doctors. To find a pharmacy near you, refer to the list of pharmacies (“Authorized Sellers of Poisons”) from the Hong Kong Department of Health.

For more information about drug names and ingredients, you can visit Hong Kong’s Drug Office at

Need more information?

For detailed information about the use of Aminoleban (supplement) in children, pregnancy and breastfeeding, and for questions about drug interactions, please check with your pharmacist or doctor.

Disclaimer: our goal is to provide you with the most relevant drug information and common dosage for Hong Kong. This information does not constitute medical advice. For specific treatment recommendations and advice, always discuss with your doctor or pharmacist, and follow the instructions included with your specific medicine.