Human Albumin 200 g/L
What is ALBUMEX 20?
For more information about ALBUMEX, please visit the
Australian Red Cross Blood Servicewebsite.
Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists
Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society
ALBUMEX 20 is a 20% human albumin solution for intravenous administration containing 200g/L of albumin.
The main functions of ALBUMEX 20 are to retain fluid in the blood stream and to carry intermediate products in the blood.
ALBUMEX 20 may be used when the quantity of albumin in the blood is low (hypoproteinaemia) in the acutely ill patient, for resuscitation in shock due to acute loss of blood or plasma (plasma is the liquid part of blood), in extensive burns, respiratory distress syndrome, blood purification (haemodialysis) and plasma exchange.
ALBUMEX 20 is available only with a doctor’s prescription.Who is this information for?
This information is relevant in Australia and is intended for healthcare professionals and people who have been prescribed this product.
Consumer Medicine Information
The Consumer Medicine Information is a leaflet written for people who have been prescribed this product, and contains information about:
- What ALBUMEX 20 is used for
- How to use ALBUMEX 20
- Unwanted effects
- Further Information
ALBUMEX 20 Consumer Medicine Information (PDF, 0.032MB)
Product Information contains information to ensure the safe and effective use of a medicine. This document is approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration and made available by CSL for you if you are a:
- qualified healthcare professional; or
- consumer, provided you have read the Consumer Medicine Information for the product; want further information on the product; and agree to consult with your healthcare professional if you have any questions in relation to the Product Information.
ALBUMEX 20 Product Information (PDF, 0.078MB)® Registered Trademark of CSL Limited
Last Updated: 30/12/2012