Total Parenteral Nutritional (TPN)
Total Parenteral Nutrition is an option for those who are unable to absorb nutrients due to blockages or absorption deficiencies of the gastrointestinal system. TPN is a specialized formula that includes all of the required proteins, carbohydrates, electrolytes, fats, vitamins, and minerals to meet your individual needs. This is infused intravenously in your home and can be given either throughout the day or overnight. Vital Care Pharmacy will provide all the necessary equipment as well as an ambulatory infusion pump that will allow you to maintain most of your daily activities.