What is Albumin-25(human)?
Albumin is a protein made by the liver and circulated through blood plasma (the clear liquid component in the blood). Medical albumin is a mixture of plasma proteins extracted from the blood of humans. Albuminar-25 is a way to increase plasma volume or levels of albumin in the blood.
Albumin is used to replenish blood volume losses that result from trauma, such as a severe burn or injury that results in blood loss. The medicine can also be utilized to treat low levels of albumin due to surgery, dialysis, abdominal infection, the liver, pancreatitis, respiratory distress or the bypass procedure, ovarian problems caused by fertility medications, and many more conditions.
Side Effects of Albumin
See a doctor immediately. If you are experiencing symptoms that indicate an allergy, such as itching, coughing, difficulty breathing, or swelling of your lips, face, and throat,
Contact your doctor immediately if you are suffering from:
- A feeling of lightheadedness, as if you're about to pass out.
- Breath that is weak or shallow;
- A throbbing headache, blurred vision, and buzzing in your ears
- Anxiety, confusion, sweating, pale skin, or
- Extreme breathlessness, wheezing at breathlessness, coughing up foamy mucus, chest pain, and an irregular or rapid heart rate.
Common adverse side effects of albuminar-25 include:
- Nausea, vomiting.
- Fever, chills.
- rapid heart rate.
- A mild itchy rash.
- Flushing (warmth, redness, warmth, or tingly sensation).
This isn't a complete list of possible side effects, and others could happen. Consult your doctor to seek medical advice on adverse effects. You can report any side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
You shouldn't receive albumin when you suffer from serious anemia (lack of red blood cells) or severe cardiovascular failure.
Before you take this drug
It is not recommended to use albumin. If you're allergic to the substance or are suffering from:
- Serious anemia (lack of red blood cell count) as well as
- Severe heart failure.
If you can, before receiving albumin, inform your doctor whether you suffer from:
- The heart condition, high blood pressure.
- Bleeding disorder or blood clotting like hemophilia.
- Lung problems.
- Kidney disease.
- A lax allergy.
- If you're not able to urinate.
In the event of an emergency, it might not be possible to inform your medical professionals about your medical conditions. It is important that the doctor who cares for you following the incident knows that you've received Albuminar-25.
Albumin is a component of plasma from humans (a part that is part of blood), which could be contaminated with infections and viruses. Plasma donated to the clinic is tested and treated to lower the chance of it being contaminated by infectious agents; however, there's a possibility that it may carry diseases. Discuss with your physician the potential risks and benefits of this drug. It is unclear if albumin harms the unborn baby. Consult your physician if you are expecting. It is unclear if albumin gets into breast milk or whether it is harmful to nursing babies. Inform your physician if you are breastfeeding a child. In an emergency, it might not be possible to inform your loved ones that you are expecting or breastfeeding. It is important that the doctor who cares for your baby or your pregnant mother be aware that you've taken this medication.
How to take albumin?
Injecting albumin into veins via an IV. Your healthcare professional will provide the injection. Your pulse, breathing, electrolyte levels, blood pressure, kidney function, and other vital indicators are closely monitored while you receive albumin. Your blood is also going to need to be regularly tested during treatment. Drink plenty of fluids while you are receiving treatment with albumin.
What happens if I miss a dose?
Since you'll be receiving albumin in a medical environment, you're less likely to miss the dose.
What happens if I overdose?
Because this medication is administered by a medical specialist in a medical setting, it is highly unlikely for an overdose to occur.
What should be avoided?
Follow the instructions of your physician regarding restrictions on drinks, food, or any activity.
Interaction with other drugs
Other drugs can interfere with albumin, such as prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Be sure to inform your health professionals about the medicines you are taking currently and all medicines that you decide to stop or change your use of.