Which medications in the drug class Plasma protein are used in the treatment of Pediatric Nephrotic Syndrome?

Updated: Mar 04, 2020
  • Author: Jerome C Lane, MD; Chief Editor: Craig B Langman, MD  more...
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Plasma protein

This agent is used to supplement diuresis in patients with edema. It increases oncotic pressure and thereby promotes a fluid shift from interstitial tissues.

Albumin (Albuminar, Buminate, Flexbumin, Plasbumin)

Albumin raises oncotic pressure and thus supplements the diuretic effect of furosemide.

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