You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to tetrastarch, or if you have pulmonary edema, congestive heart failure, kidney failure and other urinary problems, very high amount of sodium or chloride in your blood, bleeding in your brain, or if you are on dialysis treatment.
Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have heart disease, kidney disease, liver disease, dehydration, or bleeding problems (such as von Willebrand's disease).
This medicine may cause a serious type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis. Anaphylaxis can be life-threatening and requires immediate medical attention. Tell your doctor right away if you have itching, hives, hoarseness, trouble breathing, trouble swallowing, or any swelling of your hands, face, or mouth after you get the injection.
Make sure any doctor or dentist who treats you knows that you are using this medicine. This medicine may affect the results of certain medical tests.
Your doctor will need to check your blood or urine at regular visits while you are using this medicine. Be sure to keep all appointments.