Category: Blood Volume

Hetastarch 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%
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NDC Database Records for Hetastarch: (3 results)

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  • 0409-7248 Hetastarch In Sodium Chloride 6 g/100ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0703-5079 Hetastarch 6 g/100ml Intravenous Injection by Teva Parenteral Medicines, Inc
  • 51662-1317 6% Hetastarch In 0.9% Sodium Chloride 6 g/100ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Hf Acquisition Co LLC, Dba Healthfirst

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