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Plasma Protein Fraction Dosage

Applies to the following strengths: 5%; 45-70 mg/mL

Usual Adult Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Shock

Initial dose: 250 to 500 mL is the usual minimum effective dose

Comments:
-Dose based on nature of individual case and response to therapy
-Rate should be adjusted or slowed according to clinical response and rising blood pressure

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Consult WARNINGS section for dosing related precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-Administer intravenously at some distance from the site of infection or trauma
-Always swab stopper with suitable antiseptic prior to puncturing vial
-Inspect product for particulate matter and discoloration prior to administration
-Use only 16 gauge needles or dispensing pins with 20 mL vial sizes and larger
-Needles or dispensing pins should only be inserted within the raised ring on the stopper and penetrated perpendicular to the plane of the stopper within the ring.

IV compatibility:
-Plasma protein fraction is compatible with whole blood, packed red cells, and the standard carbohydrate and electrolyte solutions intended for intravenous use.
-Plasma protein fraction should not be mixed with protein hydrolysates or solutions containing alcohol

General: Plasma protein fraction has not been very useful in the initial therapy of shock due to dehydration and infection in infants and small children.

Storage requirements:
-Store at room temperature
-Do not use solutions that have been frozen
-Do not use after the expiration date

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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