Hydroxyethyl Starch(HES)

Information about Hydroxyethyl Starch(HES)

Hydroxyethyl starch(hes) uses

Hydroxyethyl Starch(HES) is used in short term fluid replacement after trauma.

How hydroxyethyl starch(hes) works

Hydroxyethyl starch(hes) is a large molecular weight substance which remains restricted to the blood vessels and generates oncotic pressure (pressure produced by proteins in the blood).

Common side effects of hydroxyethyl starch(hes)

Thrombophlebitis, Hypersensitivity reaction, Volume overload.

Available Medicine for Hydroxyethyl Starch(HES)

  • ₹290 to ₹394
    Claris Lifesciences Ltd
    2 variant(s)
  • ₹493
    Claris Lifesciences Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹650
    B Braun Medical pvt. Ltd
    1 variant(s)

Content on this page was last updated on 10 April, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)