Drug: Calcium Chloride Injection 10%

Each mL contains: 100 mg calcium chloride (calcium chloride) dihydrate in water for injection q.s. pH (range 5.5-7.5) adjusted with Hydrochloric Acid and/or Sodium Hydroxide. Each 10 mL contains 13.6 mEq Calcium and 13.6 mEq Chloride. The molecular weight is 147.02 and the molecular formula is CaCl2•2H20.Last reviewed on RxList: 9/30/2008
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The usual adult dose of this preparation varies from 5 to 10 mLat intervals of 1 to 3 days. In cardiac resuscitation, the usual dose is 2 to 4 mL injected into the ventricular cavity. Care should be taken to avoid injection into the cardiac muscle. Parenteral drug products should be inspected visually for particulate matter and discoloration, whenever solution and container permit.

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Calcium chloride (calcium chloride) is indicated in the immediate treatment of hypocalcemic tetany. Other therapy, such as parathyroid hormone or vitamin D, may be indicated according to the etiology of the tetany. It is also important to institute oral calcium therapy as soon as practicable. Calcium salts have been used as adjunctive therapy in a number of conditions, including the following: Insect bites or stings, such as Black Widow Spider bites. Sensitivity reactions, particularly when characterized by urticaria. As an aid in the treatment of depression due to overdosage of magnesium sulfate. As an aid in the management of the acute symptoms in lead colic. In cardiac resuscitation, particularly after open heart surgery, calcium chloride (calcium chloride) has been used when epinephrine has failed to improve weak or ineffective myocardial contractions.

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In cardiac resuscitation, the use of calcium chloride (calcium chloride) is contraindicated in the presence of ventricular fibrillation. Last reviewed on RxList: 9/30/2008
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Inadvertent systemic overloading with calcium ion can produce an acute hypercalcemic syndrome. The syndrome is characterized by weakness, lethargy, intractable nausea and vomiting, coma, and sudden death, and a markedly elevated plasma calcium level. It is suggested that details of treatment of this problem be obtained by reference to Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine Sixth Edition, pg. 475, column 2, “Acute Hypercalcemic Syndrome”. Store at controlled room temperature 15°-30°C (59°-86°F) (See USP).

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Calcium Chloride (calcium chloride) Injection, USP10%. (No preservative added). NDC 0517-2710-2510 mLsingle dose vialpacked in a box of 25 Rev. 2/00. American Regent Laboratories Inc., Shirley, NY 11967. FDA revision date: 3/18/2003 Last reviewed on RxList: 9/30/2008
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To avoid undesirable reactions that may follow intravenous administration of calcium chloride (calcium chloride) , the rate of injection should not exceed 0.5 mLto 1 mLper minute. Because of the danger involved in the simultaneous use of calcium salts and drugs of the digitalis group, a digitalized patient should not receive an intravenous injection of a calcium compound unless the indications are clearly defined. Use In Pregnancy Safety for use in pregnancy has not been established. Use of calcium chloride (calcium chloride) in women of childbearing potential requires that anticipated benefits be weighed against possible hazards. Last reviewed on RxList: 9/30/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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