February 20, 2017
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Buminate

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Buminate 25%

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Contraindications

OVERDOSE

Hypervolemia may occur if the dosage and rate of infusion are too high. [see PRECAUTIONS: Hypervolemia/Hemodilution]

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Do not dilute with Sterile Water for Injection as this can cause hemolysis in recipients. There exists a risk of potentially fatal hemolysis and acute renal failure from the use of Sterile Water for Injection as a diluent for Albumin (Human). Acceptable diluents include 0.9% Sodium Chloride or 5% Dextrose in Water.

Do not administer to patients with chronic renal insufficiencies due to the potential for accumulations of aluminum. Accumulations of aluminum in patients with chronic renal insufficiencies have led to toxic manifestations such as hypercalcemia, vitamin D-refractory osteodystrophy, anemia, and severe progressive encephalopathy.11-13

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 11/21/2016

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