Human albumin

Generic Medicine Info
Cardiac failure, severe anaemia, history of hypersensitivity, parenteral nutrition.
Special Precautions
Hypertension or low cardiac reserve; additional fluids for dehydrated patients. Monitor for signs of cardiac overload in injured or postoperative patients. May carry risk of viral transmission. Volume admin and rate of infusion must always be individualised according to situation and response. Pregnancy, lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Allergic reactions, nausea, vomiting, increased salivation, fever and chills; vascular overload, haemodilution and pulmonary oedema.
Potentially Fatal: Anaphylactic shock.
Drug Interactions
Albumin solution should not be mixed by protein hydrolysates or alcoholic solutions. Risk of atypical reactions to ACE inhibitors in patients undergoing therapeutic plasma exchange with albumin human replacement.
CIMS Class
Intravenous & other sterile solutions
ATC Classification
B05AA01 - albumin ; Belongs to the class of blood substitutes and plasma protein fractions. Used as blood substitutes.
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