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Albutein 5% Injection 500ml

By GRIFOLS ASIA PACIFIC PTE LTD
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500ml Injection in Bottle

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Medical Description

Albutein Injection is used to restore and maintain the circulating blood volume, where a volume deficiency has been evident. It contains human albumin as its active ingredient. Albumin acts by repleni...
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ContainsHuman Albumin(5.0 %)
UsesRestore and maintain blood volume
Side effectsFever, chills, rash
ClassificationPLASMA EXPANDERS
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Uses of Albutein 5 %

Albutein Injection is used in the restoration and maintenance of circulating blood volume.

Contraindications of Albutein 5 %

If you are allergic to human albumin or any other ingredients of the Albutein Injection.

Side effects of Albutein 5 %

  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Rash
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

Precautions and Warnings of Albutein 5 %

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Albutein Injection during pregnancy?
A:
There is little safety information available on the use of Albutein Injection during pregnancy, consult the doctor before using it.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Albutein Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
It is advisable to consult the doctor before breastfeeding during the treatment with Albutein Injection as there is limited safety data available.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive after consuming Albutein Injection?
A:
It is not expected that Albutein Injection affects the ability to drive.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol while taking Albutein Injection?
A:
No known interaction with alcohol along with Albutein Injection. If you have a habit of regularly consuming alcohol, consult the physician.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of brain injury, the injection must be used with caution.
  • You develop allergic reactions like rashes, itching, hives, nausea, vomiting, increased heart rate, high blood pressure, etc then the doctor may discontinue the treatment.
  • You may develop a risk of transmission of infection, which is reduced by a screening of plasma donors for viruses.
  • It must be used with caution in the situation when there is too much fluid in the blood. Such situations are heart failure, high blood pressure, heart problem, swelling in the lungs, anaemia, kidney d...
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  • If there are signs of increased blood volume like headache, breathing disorder, increased blood or swelling in the lungs, then the treatment must be stopped.

Mode of Action of Albutein 5 %

How Does It Work?

Albumin in the Albutein Injection replaces the blood or body fluids lost during excessive blood loss in certain conditions.

Directions for Use of Albutein 5 %

  • The injection is given to you in the hospital by the doctor or nurse. Do not self-inject the medicine.
  • Follow the instructions suggested by the doctor or nurse during the procedure or for aftercare.

Interactions of Albutein 5 %

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines affect the way Albutein Injection works or the medicine itself reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform the doctor regarding the medicines, supplements or herbals you are taking or might take to avoid possible interaction.
  • Albutein Injection must not be mixed with medicinal products, blood and blood components and with solutions containing alcohol.

Storage and disposal of Albutein 5 %

  • Albutein Injection must be kept below 25°C.
  • Store it in the original container to protect it from light.
  • Do not freeze.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Albutein 5 %

Overdose

The doctor or nurse is Albutein Injection to you, which makes it less likely that you may get more or less of the medicine. If you experience headaches, difficulty in breathing, raised blood pressure,...
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Missed a Dose

The doctor or nurse is monitor you on when Albutein Injection must be given to you. It is unlikely that the dose will be missed. If you think the doctor or nurse might have missed a dose, inform them.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I use the Albutein Injection on my own?

A: No, it must be given by medical practitioners or under the supervision of medical professionals.

Q: Do I need to take precautions during treatment with Albutein Injection?

  • Yes, inform the doctor if you experience an allergic reaction.
  • If you suffer from anaemia or heart problem.

Q: For how long will the Albutein Injection be given to me?

A: The duration of the Albutein Injection will be decided by your doctor on the basis of your condition after assessing the amount of blood volume of fluid loss in the body. In case, of a higher volume of fluid loss, the duration of treatment will comparatively be longer. Consult your doctor for further information.
Product Details
Brand
ALBUTEIN
Expires on or After
22/08/2022
Last Updated on: 21 May 2022 | 01:08 AM (IST)
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