Albumin

Active ingredient description

Human albumin accounts quantitatively for more than half of the total protein in the plasma and represents about 10% of the protein synthesis activity of the liver. The most important physiological functions of albumin results from its contribution to oncotic pressure of the blood and transport function. Albumin stabilises circulating blood volume and is a carrier of hormones, enzymes, medicinal products and toxins.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code
Group title
Classification
Albumin
B Blood and blood forming organs → B05 Blood substitutes and perfusion solutions → B05A Blood and related products → B05AA Blood substitutes and plasma protein fractions
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Medicines

Albumin is the active ingredient of these drugs:

Drug
Countries

Hong Kong

Austria Brazil Cyprus Hong Kong Spain

United States

Cyprus Hong Kong Netherlands

Brazil

Cyprus

Hong Kong Singapore

United States

Tunisia

United States

Austria Cyprus France Hong Kong Ireland

Spain

Austria Brazil Canada Cyprus France

Hong Kong United States

Hong Kong Ireland Singapore Spain United Kingdom

Brazil

Brazil

Austria

United States

Austria Cyprus Hong Kong Ireland Lithuania

United States

Brazil Canada

Canada Cyprus Hong Kong Singapore Spain

Hong Kong Singapore United States

United States

Singapore

Brazil France Hong Kong

France Hong Kong

Cyprus Singapore United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Product monographs

Medicine agencies around the world have authorized marketing of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

Title
Type
Country
Structured product labeling (SPL/PLR)
US
Summary of product characteristics (SPC)
UK

3D molecular structure

3D representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Unique ingredient identifier (UNII)

ZIF514RVZR - ALBUMIN HUMAN

SNOMED-CT

52454007 - Albumin (substance)