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Albucel 20 gm/100 ml Injection
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Albucel 20 gm/100 ml Injection

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Human Albumin 20%

Introduction of Albucel Injection

Albucel 20 gm/100 ml Injection is a sterile, liquid preparation of albumin derived from human plasma. Albucel Injection is used to treat loss of blood volume. It is indicated for conditions such as hypovolemia, hypoalbuminaemia, acute nephrosis and liver failure. Albucel 20 gm Injection is used to replace blood volume loss resulting from excessive trauma, bleeding, severe burns or injury, by maintaining the oncotic pressure or colloid osmotic pressure of the circulating blood volume.

Patients with a history of allergy to Albucel and those with cardiac failure, pulmonary oedema, or severe anaemia should not use this Albucel Injection. 

The use of Albucel 20 gm Injection may have an impact on blood pressure and sodium levels. Albucel Injection may cause an elevation in blood pressure because of its volume-expanding effects and also a rise in sodium levels as it is made from human blood plasma, which contains sodium. However, the effect on blood pressure and sodium levels may vary depending on the patient's specific medical condition and reaction to the treatment. Therefore, it is important to closely monitor blood pressure and sodium levels when receiving Albucel 20 gm.


Uses of Albucel Injection

Hypovolemia: Albucel 20 gm/100 ml Injection is used to treat hypovolemia is a condition characterized by low blood volume, which can be caused by various factors such as blood loss, dehydration, or excessive fluid loss.

Hypoalbuminaemia: Albucel Injection is used for the treatment of hypoalbuminemia, which is a condition characterized by low levels of albumin in the blood. This can occur as a result of conditions such as liver disease, kidney disease, malnutrition, and chronic inflammation.

Acute Nephrosis: Albucel 20 gm Injection is used in the treatment of acute nephrosis a medical condition characterized by inflammation and swelling of the kidneys.

Liver Failure: Albucel 20 gm is used in the treatment of liver failure.


Benefits of Albucel Injection

Albucel 20 gm Injection can be utilized as a volume expander to increase blood volume in cases of hypovolemia, which can occur as a result of shock, burns, and liver disease.

Albucel can be utilized to treat hypoalbuminemia, a condition characterized by low levels of albumin in the blood, seen in patients suffering from liver disease, kidney disease, and other medical conditions

Albucel 20 gm/100 ml Injection can be employed to decrease oedema by increasing the volume of albumin in the blood and by drawing fluid back into the blood vessels.

Albucel Injection can be used to offer extra protein and other vital nutrients to patients who are malnourished or have nutritional deficiencies.


Side Effects of Albucel Injection

Like all medications, Albucel Injection can cause side effects but do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them.


Most Common Side Effects of Albucel Injection

  • Mild hypotension
  • Flushing
  • Urticaria
  • Fever
  • Nausea


Common Side Effects of Albucel Injection

  • Anaphylaxis


How to Use Albucel Injection?

Albucel is administered by a healthcare professional or nurse in a hospital or clinic setting. The specific dosing and administration of the Albucel Injection will be determined by the patient's clinical condition, age, medical history, and other factors. It is important to note that this Albucel Injection should not be self-administered, and it is important to follow the instructions of the healthcare professional administering the Albucel 20 gm Injection.


How Albucel Injection Works?

Albucel 20 gm/100 ml Injection is a solution that is intended for intravenous infusion, Albucel 20 gm is made up of human albumin, a protein that is naturally present in the blood. Albucel Injection works by replacing the loss of blood or body fluids that may occur due to excessive bleeding, surgeries, or kidney dialysis.


Safety Advices Albucel Injection

liver
Liver
Use with Caution

Albucel should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. It is important that patients with liver disease closely monitor liver function while taking Albucel 20 gm Injection and report any unusual symptoms or changes in liver function to their doctor. The dose of Albucel 20 gm may need to be adjusted in patients with liver disease.

kidney
Kidney
Use with Caution

Albucel 20 gm Injection should be used with caution in patients with Kidney disease. It is important that patients with kidney disease closely monitor kidney function while taking Albucel and report any unusual symptoms or changes in kidney function to their doctor. The dose of Albucel 20 gm may need to be adjusted in patients with kidney disease.

driving
Driving
Safe

It is uncertain if the Albucel Injection affects one's ability to drive. If any symptoms that impair focus and reaction occur, do not operate a vehicle.

pregnancy
Pregnancy
Safe

Animal reproduction studies have not been conducted with Albucel 20 gm. It is not known whether Albucel Injection can cause fetal harm when administered to a pregnant woman or can affect reproduction capacity. Albucel 20 gm/100 ml Injection should be given to pregnant women only if clearly needed.

breastfeeding
Breastfeeding
Use with Caution

It is not known whether this Albucel 20 gm/100 ml Injection is excreted in human milk. Caution should be exercised when Albucel Injection is administered to a nursing mother. If you are breastfeeding and taking Albucel, it is important to talk to your doctor about the possible risks and benefits of continuing to breastfeed. Your doctor will be able to help you make the best decision for you and your baby's health.

alcohol
Alcohol
Unsafe

It is generally not recommended to drink alcohol while taking Albucel 20 gm. It may increase the risk of liver damage. it is best to avoid alcohol or limit your alcohol consumption while taking any medication.


References

1. Albumex 20 (20%) solution for infusion, CSL Behring (Australia) Pty Ltd, Product Leaflet

2. Albumex (Human Albumin solutions), Author /Reviewer: Consultant Haematologist, Scientist in Charge Transfusion Medicine, KEMH, Australia, Product Monograph 

3. Human Albumin Biotest 5%,20%, Paviour Pharmaceuticals (P) Ltd: India. Available form 

4. Human Albumin Baxalta 200 G/l Solution For Infusion, Baxter AG Industriestrasse 67 A-1221 Vienna, Austria, Product Leaflet

5. Albumin (Human) 20%, Drugs.com, Available form

6. Albumin (Human) 5%, OCTAPHARMA Pharmazeutika, Product Leaflet


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