Kedbumin

Last updated on RxList: 5/20/2020
Kedbumin Side Effects Center

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

What Is Kedbumin?

Kedbumin (albumin- human injection, solution) is a 25% albumin solution indicated for hypovolemia and hypoalbuminemia, prevention of central volume depletion after paracentesis due to cirrhotic ascites, ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS), adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), burns, hemodialysis patients undergoing long term dialysis, patients who cannot tolerate substantial volumes of salt solution, and priming as part of a cardiopulmonary bypass fluids.

What Are Side Effects of Kedbumin?

Side effects of Kedbumin are uncommon and typically short-term, and include:

Dosage for Kedbumin

Concentration, dosage, and infusion-rate of Kedbumin is adjusted to the patient's individual requirements and indication. The daily dosage of Kedbumin should not exceed 2g per kg body weight.

Kedbumin In Children

The adult dose may be given in children 12-16 years of age. Use of Kedbumin in children less than 12 years of age has not been clinically evaluated. If administered to children the dosage will vary with the clinical state and body weight of the individual. Typically, a dose one-fourth to one-half the adult dose may be administered. The usual rate of administration in children should be one-fourth the adult rate. Physicians should weigh the risks and benefits of Kedbumin in the pediatric population.

What Drugs, Substances, or Supplements Interact with Kedbumin?

Kedbumin may interact with other medicines.

Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.

Kedbumin During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant before using Kedbumin; it is unknown how it would affect a fetus. It is unknown if Kedbumin passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Additional Information

Our Kedbumin (albumin- human injection, 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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Kedbumin Consumer Information

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; cough, difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Tell your caregiver right away if you have:

  • a light-headed feeling, like you might pass out;
  • weak or shallow breathing;
  • throbbing headache, blurred vision, buzzing in your ears;
  • anxiety, confusion, sweating, pale skin; or
  • severe shortness of breath, wheezing, gasping for breath, cough with foamy mucus, chest pain, and fast or uneven heart rate.

Common side effects may include:

  • nausea, vomiting;
  • fever, chills;
  • fast heart rate;
  • mild rash; or
  • flushing (warmth, redness, or tingly feeling).

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.

Read the entire detailed patient monograph for Kedbumin (Albumin (Human) U.S.P.] Sterile, Aqueous Solution for Single Dose Intravenous Administration)

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SIDE EFFECTS

General

The most common adverse reactions include flushing, urticaria, fever, chills, nausea, vomiting, tachycardia and hypotension. These reactions normally disappear when the infusion rate is slowed or stopped.

If a severe reaction such as shock or anaphylaxis occurs, the infusion should be stopped and appropriate treatment initiated.

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Kedbumin (Albumin (Human) U.S.P.] Sterile, Aqueous Solution for Single Dose Intravenous Administration)

© Kedbumin Patient Information is supplied by Cerner Multum, Inc. and Kedbumin Consumer information is supplied by First Databank, Inc., used under license and subject to their respective copyrights.

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