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Albumin comes in two concentrations:
4% Albumin is commonly administered for the following
20% Albumin is commonly administered for the following
Albumex should be stored below 30 degrees C and protected from
light. Albumex must not be frozen and should not be used
beyond its expiry date.
Albumex should be administered through a standard IV giving set
(no filter required). As Albumex has no antimicrobial
properties or additives the manufacturer recommends that is used
immediately. Australian Red Cross Blood Service ARCBS
recommends that each bottle of Albumex is used within 4
Standard routine observations are required when
administering an Albumin infusion. Albumin is a highly
processed/treated plasma derivative and transfusion reactions are
not known to occur with administration of this product.