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Hetastarch (Pentastarch) Summary

Description: A derivative of STARCH used as a plasma substitute in the treatment of hemorrhage.

Also Known As: Pentastarch; Hydroxyethyl Starch; Braun Brand of Pentastarch; Bristol-Myers Squibb Brand of Pentastarch; Elohes Show All >>

Networked: 926 relevant articles (68 outcomes, 160 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Hetastarch is Relevant

  1. Hypotension (Low Blood Pressure) : 10 outcomes 10 studies in 41 results
  2. Hemorrhagic Shock : 9 outcomes 14 studies in 89 results
  3. Shock : 7 outcomes 7 studies in 63 results
  4. Hemorrhage : 4 outcomes 17 studies in 133 results
  5. Burns : 4 outcomes 5 studies in 22 results
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Drugs Related to Hetastarch

  1. Colloids (Colloid)
  2. HES 130-0.4
  3. Oxygen
  4. Ringer's solution
  5. Ringer's lactate
  6. Hemoglobins (Hemoglobin)
  7. Polygeline
  8. Ephedrine
  9. Carbon Monoxide
  10. crystalloid solutions
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Therapies Related to Hetastarch

  1. Resuscitation
  2. Spinal Anesthesia
  3. Hemodilution
  4. Cardiopulmonary Bypass (Heart-Lung Bypass)
  5. Cesarean Section (Caesarean Section)
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