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Albucel 20% Infusion

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Product introduction

Albucel 20% Infusion is used to treat blood volume loss. It works by replacing the body fluids lost due to excessive trauma, bleeding, surgery, or kidney dialysis. Thus, it is helpful in treating low blood albumin levels.

Albucel 20% Infusion must be administered under the supervision of a healthcare professional. You should not take it if you have any known allergies to this injection. Before taking it, inform the doctor you are suffering from any severe heart disease.

Your doctor may check your blood pressure and ask you to get regular blood tests done while you are using this injection. The most common side effects include flushing, nausea, vomiting, chills, and fever.

Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Let your doctor also know if you have any kidney diseases as a dose adjustment may be required. This injection is safe to use in patients suffering from liver diseases.

Uses of Albucel Infusion

  • Short term fluid replacement after trauma

Benefits of Albucel Infusion

In Short term fluid replacement after trauma

Albucel 20% Infusion contains albumin, a protein that protects the patient from dehydration and electrolyte disorders after any trauma or injury. Appropriate fluid replacement is very essential to restore normal brain activity and other vital functions of the body to promote healing as well as speedy recovery.

Side effects of Albucel Infusion

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Albucel

  • Vomiting
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Fever
  • Nausea
  • Chills
  • Hives
  • Slow heart rate

How to use Albucel Infusion

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.

How Albucel Infusion works

Albucel 20% Infusion contains human albumin, a natural protein in blood. It works by replacing the blood or body fluids lost due to excessive bleeding, surgery, or kidney dialysis.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Albucel 20% Infusion. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Albucel 20% Infusion may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Albucel 20% Infusion during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Albucel 20% Infusion does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Albucel 20% Infusion should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Albucel 20% Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Albucel 20% Infusion is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Albucel 20% Infusion is recommended.

What if you forget to take Albucel Infusion?

If you miss a dose of Albucel 20% Infusion, please consult your doctor.

All substitutes

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick tips

  • It is given as an injection into veins under the supervision of a medical professional.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you experience a skin rash, itching, breathing difficulties, swelling of face and changes in heartbeat while using this medicine.
  • Inform your doctor if you have history of severe anemia (lack of red blood cells), or severe heart failure.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Amino Acids, Peptides, and Analogues
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
BLOOD RELATED
Action Class
Colloids (Plasma substitutes)

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FAQs

Q. What do you need to inform your doctor before you are given Albucel 20% Infusion?

Before you are given this medicine, you need to inform your doctor if you are allergic to albumin preparations or to any of the other ingredients of this medicine. Suspicion of allergic or anaphylactic type reactions requires an immediate stop of the infusion.

Q. What vitals should be monitored before giving Albucel 20% Infusion

Before giving this injection, your doctor or nurse will measure your blood pressure, heart rate and conduct blood tests to make sure you are not given an excess dose. If you experience a headache, difficulty in breathing, or increased blood pressure, inform your doctor immediately.

Q. How is Albucel 20% Infusion given?

This medicine must be administered intravenously at a rate not to exceed 1 mL/min to patients with normal blood volume, due to the risk of developing circulatory overload and pulmonary edema (excess fluid in lungs).

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References

  1. Human albumin. Elstree, Hertfordshire: Bio Products Laboratory Limited; 1993 [revised Jul. 2012]. [Accessed 07 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 07 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Chinubhai Centre, Off. Nehru Bridge, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380009. Gujarat. India.
Country of origin: India
Expires on or after: November, 2025

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