Hydroxyethyl-starch solutions for infusion recommended for suspension from the market

25 February 2022 – On 11 February 2022, EMA’s safety committee, PRAC, recommended that the marketing authorisations for hydroxyethyl-starch (HES) solutions for infusion should be suspended across the European Union. These products were authorised as an addition to other treatments for plasma volume replacement following acute (sudden) blood loss.

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