Tetraspan 6% Infusion

Prescription Required
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Tetraspan 6% Infusion is used for short-term fluid replacement after trauma. It is used in the treatment of hypovolemia that can result due to any injury, surgery, or severely ill patients.

Tetraspan 6% Infusion is a large weight molecular substance that remains restricted to the blood vessels and works by producing pressure in the blood which is known as oncotic pressure. This injection must be administered under the supervision of a healthcare professional.

You should not get this injection if you have any known allergies to this medicine. 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 injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness). To make sure it is safe for you, let your doctor know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Let your doctor also know if you have any kidney or liver diseases as a dose adjustment may be required.

Uses of Tetraspan Infusion

  • Short term fluid replacement after trauma

Benefits of Tetraspan Infusion

In Short term fluid replacement after trauma

Tetraspan 6% Infusion protects the patient from dehydration and electrolyte imbalance 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 Tetraspan 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 Tetraspan

  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Tetraspan Infusion

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

How Tetraspan Infusion works

Tetraspan 6% Infusion is a large molecular weight substance which remains restricted to the blood vessels and generates oncotic pressure (pressure produced by proteins in the blood).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Tetraspan 6% Infusion. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Tetraspan 6% 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 Tetraspan 6% Infusion during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Tetraspan 6% Infusion alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Tetraspan 6% Infusion should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tetraspan 6% Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Tetraspan 6% Infusion should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tetraspan 6% Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Tetraspan Infusion?

If you miss a dose of Tetraspan 6% Infusion, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Tetraspan 6% Infusion
₹1.3/ml of Infusion
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Tetra Hes 6% Infusion
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Expavon 6% Infusion
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Quick Tips

  • Tetraspan 6% Infusion is used to replace fluid loss from the body after any surgery or trauma.
  • Your blood pressure and heart rate will be monitored regularly while taking Tetraspan 6% Infusion.
  • Inform your doctor if you have any kidney or heart disease or suffering from COPD.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • In order to prevent fluid overload in the body while taking Tetraspan 6% Infusion, limit oral fluid intake if possible.
     

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Nonionic Starch Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
BLOOD RELATED
Action Class
Colloids (Plasma substitutes)

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Manufacturer/Marketer Address

Boomerang, A601, 6th Floor, Main Chandivali Farm Road, Near Chandivali Studio, Andheri (East), 400072 Mumbai, India
MRP
650
Inclusive of all taxes
500 ml in 1 bottle
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