Albumin


CSL | Albumin (Medication)


Desc:

Albumin belongs to the group of medications known as plasma substitutes. Albumin is made by the liver and is a naturally occurring protein found in plasma (the fluid that carries blood cells). It helps to transport a number of the body's substances (e. g. , bilirubin) via the blood by attaching itself to them.

Albumin is available only as an injectable solution and is always used under direct supervision of a doctor, usually in a hospital setting. It is administered into a vein by a procedure known as intravenous infusion. ...

Side Effect:

Check with your doctor at once if the following symptoms occur:breathing problems, chills, fever, hives, racing heart beat, shortness of breath, sudden unexpected changes in blood pressure. ...

Precaution:

This medication is made from human plasma. Products made from human plasma may contain things that can cause disease, such as viruses and bacteria. Plasma donors are screened and certain viruses and bacteria are inactivated and/or removed in order to minimize the risk of disease transmission. However, there is still a small chance that this medication may infect recipients.

This medication should not be used by anyone with any of the following conditions unless the expected benefits outweigh the risks:a history of congestive heart failure, a history of reduced kidney function, stabilized chronic anemia. This medication is made from human plasma. Products made from human plasma may contain things that can cause disease, such as viruses and bacteria. Plasma donors are screened and certain viruses and bacteria are inactivated and/or removed in order to minimize the risk of disease transmission.

It is not recommended to use this drug during pregnancy or breastfeeding without your doctor's advice. ...