Medication Description: Gelatinol (Gelatinolum)
Colloidal 8% solution of partially digested food gelatin in isotonic solution of sodium chloride. Contains a number of amino acids (glycine, proline, methionine, cystine, and others; tryptophan is absent). The relative molecular weight is 20,000 # 5000.
Clear amber-colored solution with a specific odor; pH 6, 8 7, 6.
Used as a plasma-substituting agent for hemorrhage, operative and traumatic shock of I and II degree, when preparing a patient for an operation, for detoxifying the body; You can use the drug to fill the heart-lung machine.
In acute blood loss and shock, they are first administered intravenously or intraarterially with a jet, then non-drop infusions (100,150 drops per minute) are transferred to normalize blood pressure. Up to 2000 ml of solution can be administered simultaneously.
Gelatinol is sometimes prescribed together with hydrolyzed, glucose solution. After the end of the infusion, blood can be transfused.
In extracorporeal circulation, the drug is poured into a heart-lung machine, used in various combinations with blood, glucose solutions, etc.
Gelatinol does not usually cause complications. After administration for 1 to 2 days, there may be protein in the urine, since the drug is partially excreted by the kidneys in unchanged form.
Contraindicated in acute and chronic nephritis.
Product: in hermetically sealed glass bottles of 450 ml.
Storage: at a temperature of + 4 to + 20 C.