1 What is Branchamin?

Brand: Branchamin

Generic: Branched Chain Amino Acid

Branchamin is a branched chain amino acid injection which serves as a supplement to amino acid infusion in patients with nitrogen loss or in patients with a negative nitrogen balance due to problems in the gastrointestinal tract or due to injury or sepsis. This is given via central or peripheral vein.

Branchamin is available as an injection solution containing isoleucine 13.68 gram in 1 liter, leucine 13.68 gram in 1 liter and valine 12.23 gram in 1 liter.


You should read the product information leaflet before using this medication. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Your dosage is based on your medical condition and the way you will respond to treatment. This drug is being given through central or peripheral vein by a health care professional. This injection is for compounding only, not for direct infusion.

If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember. Continue to use it as prescribed by your doctor or as stated on the package label.


Branchaminmay interact with prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs and herbal products you may use. Tell your doctor about products which you may use with Branchamin.

Side Effects

There are no side effects known aside from a possible allergic reaction in people who have previous or unknown hypersensitivity to the drug.

Watch out for signs of allergic reactions such as:

  • Rash
  • Itching
  • Swelling


Before taking this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant or lactating and if you have allergies to amino acids.