albumin human

albumin human
[USP] a preparation of serum albumin fractionated from human whole blood, serum, plasma, or placentas; used as a plasma volume expander in the treatment of various conditions including hypovolemia, hypoproteinemia, severe burns, adult respiratory distress syndrome, acute nephrotic syndrome, and acute liver failure, and to increase the binding capacity for bilirubin in the treatment of hyperbilirubinemia. Administered intravenously.

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