Treats lack of albumin. Albumin is a protein that is normally made by the body.
Albuked 25, Albuked 5, Albumin, Albuminar-25, Albuminar-5, Alburx, Albutein, Buminate, Flexbumin, Kedbumin, Plasbumin-25, Plasbumin-5
When This Medicine Should Not Be Used
How to Use This Medicine
- Your doctor will prescribe your dose and schedule. This medicine is given through a needle placed in a vein.
- A nurse or other health provider will give you this medicine.
Drugs and Foods to Avoid
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
Warnings While Using This Medicine
- Tell your doctor if you have a history of heart failure, kidney disease, or anemia.
- This medicine is made from donated human blood. Some human blood products have transmitted certain viruses to people who have received them. The risk is very low, but talk with your doctor if you have concerns.
Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine
Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
- Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
- Dark urine, decrease in how much or how often you urinate
- Fever, chills, stomach pain, lightheadedness, fainting
- Pinpoint red or purple spots under the skin
If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088
- Last reviewed on 8/4/2014
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