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. Buminate 5% is available in generic form. Side effects of Buminate 5% are uncommon but may include:
- chills, or
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.
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)