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Buminate 5% (Albumin) - Drug Interactions, Contraindications, Overdosage, etc



BUMINATE 5% drug label information in our database does not contain a dedicated section on drug interactions. Please check subsections of WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS as well as other sources.


A history of allergic reactions to albumin is a specific contraindication to the use of this product.

BUMINATE 5%, Albumin (Human), 5% Solution, is also contraindicated in severely anemic patients and in patients with cardiac failure.


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