dextran preparation

dextran preparation

any of a group of solutions containing polysaccharides, water, and, in some preparations, electrolytes. These solutions are used as plasma volume extenders in cases of hypovolemia from hemorrhage, dehydration, or another cause and are available for IV administration in several concentrations.
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A high molecular weight iron dextran preparation (Dexferrum[R]--American Reagent) was approved by the FDA in 1996.