Albutein Infusion is primarily used as Plasma volume expansion and maintenance of cardiac output in the treatment of certain types of shock or impending shock. It may be useful for burn patients, ARDS, and cardiopulmonary bypass.
Other uses considered by some investigators (but not proven) are retroperitoneal surgery, peritonitis, and ascites; unless the condition responsible for hypoproteinemia can be corrected, albumin can provide only symptomatic relief or supportive treatment; nutritional supplementation is not an appropriate indication for Albutein Infusion.
Itis a soluble monomeric protein that helps to maintain the health of tissues. It is effective in treating fulminant hepatic failure, hypoalbuminemia, hypervolemia, hypoproteinemia, hypovolemic shock, and acute pyelonephritis.
This medication is also used to treat hyperbilirubinemia in neonatal patients. It increases the plasma volume in the circulatory system. This reduces the haemoconcentration as well as blood viscosity while allowing the transportation of haemin, steroids, thyroid hormones, and fatty acids.
The major side effects of using this drug are allergies and volume overloads due to overdose. The side effects are different for different people.
Overdose of this drug can be extremely adverse. Therefore, it is necessary to follow the doctor’s instructions regarding use and dosage. Inform the physician of all your medical history and current medications before using it.
This medication is used to treat:
Low Cardiac Output
Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) (Treatment Adjunct)
Cardiopulmonary Bypass Procedures (Treatment Adjunct)
Congestive Cardiac Failure
How long is the duration of effect?
Albutein Infusion circulates in the body for approximately 15 days to 20 days.
What is the onset of action?
The Albutein Infusion starts circulating in the blood within 15 min and has a half-life of 16 hours to 24 hours.
Is it habit forming?
Albutein Infusion is not a habit-forming drug.
Is It safe with alcohol?
It is safe to use alcohol while on Albutein Infusion.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
This drug may be risky for use during pregnancy without consulting the doctor first.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
Use of Albutein Infusion during breastfeeding has no known risks associated with it.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
Albutein Infusion does not affect the ability to drive.
Does this affect kidney function?
Prescription for patients with a history of renal disorders is not advisable. It can cause accumulation of aluminum.
Does this affect liver function?
It does not affect the functioning of the liver.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Albutein Infusion , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?
If you miss a dose of this drug consult your doctor before making up for it.
Are there any overdose instructions?Consul your doctor before in case of overdose.
This medication works like a high molecular weight, a very soluble osmolyte. It works like a protein drug carrier within the plasma. It transports steroids, hemin thyroid hormones and fatty acids. Also, it combines with calcium ions, fat soluble hormones and unconjugated bilirubin.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Medicine
It must not be prescribed in combination with ACE inhibitors.
Interaction with Disease
Albutein Infusion must not be used for patients with hypersensitivity to albumin, anaemia, heart conditions, hypernatremia, hypertension, and suffering from viral infections.
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