WHAT IS ALBUREL ?
ALBUREL is a concentrate of plasma proteins from human blood. It works by increasing plasma volume or serum albumin levels.
MEDICINE USES :
Human Albumin is used for hypovolemia (low blood volume), hypoalbuminemia (low albumin), burns, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), nephrosis, renal dialysis, cardiopulmonary bypass surgery, acute liver failure, and hemolytic disease of the newborn.
HUMAN ALBUMIN COMMON SIDE EFFECTS :
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); change in heart rate or breathing; chills; confusion; excess saliva; fainting; fever; headache; nausea; vomiting; weakness.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider.
SAFETY INFORMATION (Precautions) for ALBUREL HUMAN ALBUMIN :
- Human Albumin is made from human plasma. Products made from human plasma may contain infectious agents, such as viruses, that can cause diseases. Symptoms of some viral infections, especially hepatitis C, may occur in patients who receive plasma products or blood infusions. Notify your health care provider immediately if you think an infection has been transmitted by this product.
- LAB TESTS, including blood pressure, may be performed to monitor your progress or to check for side effects. Be sure to keep all doctor and lab appointments.
- PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you become pregnant, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of us