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Albumin 20 % Injection


Overview

Uses of Albumin Injection

Albumin Injection side effects

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

How to use Albumin Injection

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

How Albumin Injection works

Albumin 20 % Injection 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.

Albumin Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Albumin 20 % Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Albumin 20 % Injection during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Albumin 20 % Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Albumin 20 % Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Albumin 20 % Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE
Albumin 20 % Injection is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Albumin 20 % Injection is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Albumin Injection?

If you miss a dose of Albumin 20 % Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Albumin

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How does this injection work for a nephrotic syndrome patient?
Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
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Have a nephrotic syndrome, its been a month, advised steriods. However, after one dose , I puked last night more than 20 times . Revisited dr. Today said there is some abdominal infection. Urine excrets protein as well. Done kidney biopsy and got minimal change disease. Dr. Prescribed today Rifagut, econorm, Dtotin -A , pantocid in morning empty stomach and zofer if feel like vomiting. Don't understand if there is any infection in abdomin now or not. Not been able to attach front side as not giving an option. However, medicines prescription written at the back only. Front side has bp, weight, explaination mentioned by the dr. Of nephrotic syndrome , diertary changes etc. Please help.Have done today electrolyte and Lf*Have done today electrolyte and LFT tests too.Only total protiens and AG ratio is less than actual what is mentioned as per standard slab.And in electrolyte test wbc is 15,500 and platelets are 4,50,000 which are greater than thebactual**And in electrolyte test wbc is 15,500 and platelets are 4,50,000 which are greater than the actual standard slab.Please help what needs to be done futher as dr. Said if your stomach condition doesn't good in next 5 days , take some second opionion about it. However, for nephrotic syndrome steriods is the only way to diagnose and get cured from it.Please respond asap. Will be so thankful.
Dr. Praveen Pushkar
Sexologist
U need to consult nephrologist
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References
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