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Albucel 20% Infusion

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store in a refrigerator (2 - 8°C). Do not freeze.

Overview

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 allergy from 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 (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck, and trunk), nausea and fever.

Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or suffering from 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

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.
Breastfeeding
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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Albucel 20% Infusion
₹50.69/ml of Infusion
Human Albumin Infusion
Bharat Serums & Vaccines Ltd
₹50/ml of Infusion
save 1%
Albumin Gcc 20% Infusion
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₹50/ml of Infusion
save 1%
Albumax 20% Infusion
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₹51.81/ml of Infusion
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Flexbumin 20% Infusion
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₹52.4/ml of Infusion
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Albiomin 20% Infusion
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₹59.8/ml of Infusion
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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

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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. Optison (Perflutren Protein-Type A Microspheres Injectable Suspension, USP). St. Louis, Missouri: Mallinckrodt Inc.; 2012. [Accessed 31 Jan. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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