ALBUCEL 20% Solution 100ml

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INTRODUCTION

ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION contains Human albumin that belongs to the group of medicines called Plasma expanders. It is used to restore and maintain blood volume in hypovolemia (reduced blood volume in the circulatory system or extracellular fluid of the body, characterized by symptoms such as sweating, light-headedness, confusion, fatigue or decreased blood pressure).

ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION is also used to treat hypoalbuminemia (low levels of albumin protein that's responsible for keeping fluid in your blood vessels) in burns, Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) and nephrosis (excess protein in urine). ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION can also be used during cardiopulmonary bypass surgery and Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn (a blood disorder in a new-born).

ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION is not recommended for use if you have severe anemia or heart failure with normal or increased intravascular volume. Before receiving ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION, inform your doctor if you have high blood pressure, enlarged veins in the gut, water on the lungs, tendency to bleed or decreased or no urine production.

Your doctor will monitor you to check your circulatory situation with the electrolyte balance and blood volume. ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION should be used with caution in pregnant and breastfeeding women so, consult your doctor before receiving it. Your doctor will decide a proper dose of ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION for your child based on their body weight.

The most common side effects of receiving ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION are anaphylactoid type reactions (skin reactions like hives, itching and flushed or pale skin, low blood pressure, wheezing and trouble breathing, a weak and rapid pulse). Call your doctor if any of the symptoms get worse over time.

USES OF ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION

Used to treat

  • hypovolemia
  • hypoalbuminemia in burns, Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) and nephrosis
  • cardiopulmonary bypass surgery
  • Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn

HOW ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION WORKS

ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION contains human albumin which has properties that are equivalent to the normal human plasma in equal quantities. It works by increasing the circulating plasma volume by an amount approximately equal to the volume infused. The infused albumin stays for longer hours in the body and takes less time in bringing blood volume to normal levels.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION will be given to you only by a doctor or a nurse into the vein. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION

COMMON

  • anaphylactoid type reactions (skin reactions like hives, itching and flushed or pale skin, low blood pressure, wheezing and trouble breathing, a weak and rapid pulse)

RARE

  • flushing
  • nettle rash
  • fever
  • nausea
  • low blood pressure

Stop receiving ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION and contact your doctor if you experience any of the following side effects:   

  • severe reactions like shock
  • cardiovascular overload (headache, difficulty breathing, a fluid build-up in a neck vein, increased blood or vein pressure, water on the lungs)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea:

Take regular sips of a cold drink. Have ginger or peppermint tea. Stick to simple meals. Avoid eating oily or spicy foods. If symptom persists, contact your doctor.

Flushing:

Avoid taking drinks containing caffeine (tea or coffee) or alcohol. Removing some clothing to cool down your body and drink lots of water. Avoid using make-up and cosmetic on the face. If symptom persists, contact your doctor.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION should be used with caution in women who are pregnant or planning for pregnancy. Consult your doctor before receiving it.

BREASTFEEDING

ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION should be used with caution in breastfeeding mothers. Consult your doctor before receiving it.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION has no known effects on the ability to drive or use machines. Consult your doctor for advice.

KIDNEY

ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION is not recommended for use in patients with chronic kidney insufficiencies due to the potential for accumulations of aluminium. ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION should be used with caution in patients having renal and post-renal anuria (decreased or no urine production). Consult your doctor before receiving it.

ALLERGY

Do not receive ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION if you are allergic to albumin preparations or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.

LUNGS

ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION is not recommended for use in patients with pulmonary edema (presence of excess fluid in the lungs). Consult your doctor before receiving it.

HEART DISEASE

ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION is not recommended for use in patients suffering from heart failure with normal or increased intravascular volume. ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION should be used with caution in patients with high blood pressure. Consult your doctor before receiving it.

OTHERS

Before receiving ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION, inform your doctor if you:    

  • have oesophageal varices (enlarged veins in the gut)
  • have haemorrhagic diathesis (tendency to bleed abnormally or spontaneously)
  • have severe anaemia (reduced red blood cells)

Use in Paediatrics:

Your child’s doctor will adjust the dose of ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION based on child’s age and body weight. Consult your child’s doctor for advice.

Use in Geriatrics:

There is no proper information about the use of ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION in elderly patients. Consult your doctor before receiving it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug Interactions:

Before receiving ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION, inform your doctor if you are taking, have taken or might take any other medicine, including prescription, non-prescription or any herbal medicine.

Overdosage:

ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION will be given to you only by a doctor or nurse in a hospital and so it is unlikely to receive an overdose. However, if you experience any unusual symptoms, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Human albumin
Pharmacological Category :   Plasma expanders
Therapeutic Indication :   Hypovolemia
Dosage Forms :   Injection, Infusion, Solution, PFS

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION out of reach in children
  • Store ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION

Can ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION be given to infants?

The safety of ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION has been demonstrated in children provided the dose is appropriate for body weight. Consult your child’s doctor for advice. The doctor will decide a proper dose or select a suitable alternative treatment for your child.  

What happens if you take more ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION than your required dose?

ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION will be given to you only by a doctor or nurse in a hospital and so it is unlikely to receive an overdose. However, if you experience anything unusual like headache, difficulty breathing, a fluid build-up in a neck vein, increased blood or vein pressure, water on the lungs (symptoms of overdose), consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.

What if I miss a dose of ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION?

Please stick to the prescribed schedule as agreed with your doctor for optimal efficacy of ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION treatment. Tell your doctor whenever you miss any dose.

Can I stop receiving ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION on my own?

Continue receiving ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION until your doctor tells you to stop, unless you experience any unwanted effects, worsening of your condition or any new symptoms. Contact your doctor in such situation.

Is ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION safe to use in pregnancy?

ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION should be used with caution in pregnancy. If you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or are planning for a baby, contact your doctor before taking it. Inform your doctor immediately if you become pregnant during treatment with ALBUCEL 20% SOLUTION.

REFERENCES

1. Sean C Sweetman. Blood Products Plasma Expanders and Haemostatics. Martindale The Complete Drug Reference. 36th edition. Page- 1052.

2. Alejandro Campos Munoz, Nitesh K. Jain, Mohit Gupta. Albumin Colloid. NIH National Library of Medicine. National Centre for Biotechnology Information. PMC PubMed Central. January 2022. [Accessed 13th July 2022]. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK534241/

3. Ho JJ, Adnan AS, Kueh YC, Ambak NJ, Van Rostenberghe H, Jummaat F. Human albumin infusion for treating oedema in people with nephrotic syndrome (Review). National Library of Medicine. National Centre for Biotechnology Information. Cochrane Library. 2019. [Accessed on 13th July 2022]. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6699680/pdf/CD009692.pdf

4. Biotest Pharma GmbH. European Medicines Agency (EMA). [Revised in February 2020] [Accessed on 13th July 2022]. https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.577.pdf ; https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.581.pdf

5. Baxalta Incorporated. BUMINATE (albumin human injection, solution). [Revised in July 2017] [Accessed on 13th July 2022]. https://www1.ndmctsgh.edu.tw/pharm/pic/medinsert/005HUM01E.pdf

6. Grifols Biologicals LLC. ALBUTEIN 5% (albumin [human]). [Revised in June 2018]. [Assessed 13th July 2022]. https://www.fffenterprises.com/assets/downloads/product-information/grifols/pi-ALBUTEIN-5.pdf

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Complete Blood Count (CBC)
  • Kidney Function Test

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