Dextran

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What Are The Uses Of Dextran?

Dextran is a polysaccharide used to:

  • Reduce blood viscosity and hypovolaemia (to increase volume)
  • Replace lost blood in case of emergency (occasionally)
  • Increase blood sugar levels 
  • Lubricate dry eyes

What Are The Side Effects Of Dextran?

Some side effects that may occur with the administration of dextran are:

  • Anaphylaxis (a type of serious allergic reaction)
  • Pulmonary edema, platelet dysfunction
  • Volume overload, cerebral edema

Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.

What Are The Contraindications Of Dextran?

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Hypersensitivity towards the drug insulin dextran or any other allergies.
  • Kidney disease, heart problems, dehydration

What Are The Uses Of Dextran?

Dextran is a polysaccharide used to:

  • Reduce blood viscosity and hypovolaemia (to increase volume)
  • Replace lost blood in case of emergency (occasionally)
  • Increase blood sugar levels 
  • Lubricate dry eyes

What Are The Side Effects Of Dextran?

Some side effects that may occur with the administration of dextran are:

  • Anaphylaxis (a type of serious allergic reaction)
  • Pulmonary edema, platelet dysfunction
  • Volume overload, cerebral edema

Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.

What Are The Contraindications Of Dextran?

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Hypersensitivity towards the drug insulin dextran or any other allergies.
  • Kidney disease, heart problems, dehydration