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Albuminex Side Effects Center

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

What Is Albuminex?

Albuminex (albumin human solution) is a 5% albumin solution indicated for adults and children for hypovolemia, ascites, hypoalbuminemia including from burns, acute nephrosis, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), and cardiopulmonary bypass.

What Are Side Effects of Albuminex?

Side effects of Albuminex include:

Side effects of Albuminex may include:

Dosage for Albuminex

The concentration of Albuminex used, its dosage, and infusion rate should be adjusted to the patient's individual requirements and clinical indication.

Albuminex In Children

There are no human or animal data regarding pediatric use of Albuminex. Use only if clearly needed.

What Drugs, Substances, or Supplements Interact with Albuminex?

Do not mix Albuminex with blood, blood components, protein hydrolysates, alcoholic solutions or other medicinal products.

Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.

Albuminex During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant before using Albuminex; it is unknown how it would affect a fetus. There is no information regarding the presence of Albuminex in breast milk, the effects on the breastfed infant, or the effects on milk production. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Additional Information

Our Albuminex (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.

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.


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Albuminex Professional Information



In general, human albumin solutions are well-tolerated and no specific, clinically relevant alterations in organ function or coagulopathy have been substantiated.26

The most common adverse reactions associated with infusion of human albumin solutions are rigors, hypotension/decreased BP, tachycardia/increased heart rate, pyrexia, feeling cold (chills), nausea, vomiting, dyspnea/bronchospasm, rash/pruritus. Reactions usually resolve when the infusion is slowed or stopped.

Anaphylaxis, with or without shock, may occur and in this situation, stop the infusion.

Clinical Trials Experience

No clinical studies were done using ALBUMINEX 5%.

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Albuminex (Albumin Human Solution for Injection)


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