Medicine : Hestar (200mg 6% 500mg)

Name:Hestar (200mg 6% 500mg)
Manufacturer:Claris Lifesciences Ltd
Generic Use:Hydroxyethyl Starch
Composition:Hydroxyethyl Starch(5 Mg)
Substitutes:hestar (200mg 3% 500mg) , hestar (200mg 6% 500mg)

Generic ( Hydroxyethyl Starch )

Typical use Of Hydroxyethyl Starch :Burns, Hypovolaemia, Infections, Shock, Trauma.
Mechanism of action of Hydroxyethyl Starch :Hydroxyethyl Starch Expands Plasma Volume When Administered Intravenously. This Effect Depends On The Mean Molecular Weight (130,000 Daltons; Range 110,000  150,000 Daltons), The Molar Substitution By Hydroxyethyl Groups (0.4; Range 0.38  0.45) On Glucose Units Of The Starch.
Drug Interaction of Hydroxyethyl Starch :Tell Your Doctor Of All Prescription And Nonprescription Medication You May Use. Do Not Start Or Stop Any Medicine Without Doctor Or Pharmacist Approval.
Side effects of Hydroxyethyl Starch :Anaphylaxis, Headache, Tachycardia, Itching, Fall In BP.


How Hydroxyethyl Starch will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Hydroxyethyl Starch will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Hydroxyethyl Starch

No Studies Found