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Do I have to give inj. Avil and inj.Hydrocortisone before blood transfusion?

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Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine

In brief: In general, no.

There may be rare instances, particularly with patient who has had multiple transfusions previously, who needs to be premedicated before a transfusion, but steroids are almost never given pre-transfusion.

In brief: In general, no.

There may be rare instances, particularly with patient who has had multiple transfusions previously, who needs to be premedicated before a transfusion, but steroids are almost never given pre-transfusion.
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