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Buminate 5%

Buminate 5% Side Effects Center

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

Buminate 5% Albumin (Human) Solution is a plasma substitute used to treat decreased blood volume (hypovolemia), low levels of albumin in the blood (hypoalbuminemia), and to treat burns when used in conjunction with appropriate crystalloid therapy. This medication is available in generic form. Side effects are uncommon but may include nausea, fever, chills, or hives.

Buminate 5% Albumin is administered intravenously. The dose depends on the condition being treated and the patient's body weight. Buminate 5% Albumin may interact with other drugs. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. During pregnancy, Buminate 5% Albumin should be used only if prescribed. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Our Buminate 5% Albumin (Human) Solution Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What is Prescribing information?

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Buminate 5% FDA Prescribing Information: Side Effects
(Adverse Reactions)


Untoward reactions to BUMINATE 5%, Albumin (Human), 5% Solution are extremely rare, although nausea, fever, chills or urticaria may occasionally occur. Such symptoms usually disappear when the infusion is slowed or stopped for a short period of time.

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Buminate 5% (Albumin (Human) 5% Solution) »


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You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

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