Active Ingredient(s): Hetastarch
Category: Blood Volume

Hespan Overview

Hydroxyethyl starch (HES/HAES), sold under the brand name Voluven among others, is a nonionic starch derivative, used as a volume expander in intravenous therapy. The use of HES on critically ill patients is associated with an increased risk of death and kidney problems.[1] HES is a general term and can be sub-classified according to average molecular weight, molar substitution, concentration, C2/C6 ratio and Maximum Daily Dose.[2] The European Medicines Agency...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Injection: 6%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Hespan: (2 results)

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  • 0264-1965 Hespan Intravenous Injection, Solution by B. Braun Medical Inc.
  • 55154-5178 Hespan Intravenous Injection, Solution by Cardinal Health

Other drugs which contain Hetastarch or a similar ingredient: (3 results)