This medicine is used for the following purposes:
- blood disorder
- low blood pressure
Brand Name(s): Albuked, Albuminar, Albuminex, Alburx, Albutein, Flexbumin, Human Albumin Grifols, Kedbumin, Plasbumin
Generic Name: Albumin Human, Albumin Human, USP, Albumin Human-kjda, Albumin Human, USP-kjda
This medicine is given as an IV injection into a vein.
Carefully follow the instructions for preparing this medicine before injection.
Always inspect the medicine before using.
The liquid should be colorless to yellow-green in color.
Store new medicine in the refrigerator until you are ready to use it. Do not allow them to freeze.
Protect medicine from light.
Speak with your nurse or pharmacist about how long the medicine can be stored safely at room temperature or in the refrigerator before it needs to be discarded.
Never use any medicine that has expired.
Discard any remaining medicine after your dose is given.
Please ask your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist how to discard unused medicines safely.
This medicine should be given by a trained health care provider.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all your medicines. Include prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal medicines.
It is very important that you follow your doctor's instructions for all blood tests.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine.
Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.
Do not start or stop any other medicines without first speaking to your doctor or pharmacist.
Ask your pharmacist how to properly throw away used needles or syringes.
Do not share this medicine with anyone who has not been prescribed this medicine.
The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.
- fever or chills
- pain, redness, swelling near injection
- nausea and vomiting
- red, burning, or itchy skin
Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:
- severe allergic reaction
- high or low blood pressure
- feeling of swelling of the body
- swelling of the legs, feet, and hands
- shortness of breath
A few people may have an allergic reaction to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.
Please speak with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you have any questions about this medicine.
IMPORTANT NOTE: This document tells you briefly how to take your medicine, but it does not tell you all there is to know about it. Your doctor or pharmacist may give you other documents about your medicine. Please talk to them if you have any questions. Always follow their advice.
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