Plasma vol replacement & colloid osmotic pressure restoration; in conditions eg, burns, severe acute albumin loss & acute hypovolemic shock. Neonatal hyperbilirubinemia associated w/ hemolytic disease or the new born.
IVAdult Initially 100 mL. Childn ¼-½ adult dose or 1-3 mL/kg. Infant w/ hemolytic disease of the newborn 1 g/kg before or during binding the exchange bilirubin. Patient in shock w/ greatly reduced blood vol Administer as rapidly as necessary, may be repeated in 15-30 min. Patient w/ a slightly low or normal blood vol 1 mL/min.