Albumin 20% (100ml) is derived from human plasma which is used to treat shock due to blood loss in the body (hypovolemia), burns, low protein levels (hypoproteinemia) due to surgery or liver failure, adult respiratory distress syndrome, dialysis, and as an additional medicine in bypass surgery.
Manufacturer : Wockhardt Limited
Strengths available : 20g
Storage : Store at temperature below 25°C
Adult: IV- Acute hypovolemic shock- Initial: 25 g, adjust according to response. Usual rate: Up to 5 ml/min using 5% solution.
Hypoproteinaemia– Up to 2 g/kg/day. Usual rate: Up to 5 ml/min using 5% solution.
Common side effects are Nausea, fever, chills, flushing, hives, skin rash, itching, headache, breathing difficulty, severe stomach cramps, vomiting or diarrhea, sudden unexpected changes in blood pressure, rapid heart beat or allergic reactions may occasionally occur.