Calcium Chloride

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  1. Calcium Chloride

    Class
    Calcium supplement
  2. Calcium Chloride

    Mechanism of Action
    • Increases contractile force
    • Increases ventricular automaticity
    • Replaces calcium in hypocalcemia
  3. Calcium Chloride

    Onset of Action
    Peak Effects
    Duration
    Half-Life
    • Immediate
    • Unknown
    • Varies
    • Not applicable
  4. Calcium Chloride

    Indications
    • Acute hyperkalemia
    • Acute hypocalcemia
    • Calcium channel blocker toxicity (verapamil, diltiazem/cardizem).
  5. Calcium Chloride

    Contraindications
    Caution if Pt is taking digitalis
  6. Calcium Chloride

    Precautions
    • Flush line between calcium chloride & sodium bicarbonate to avoid precipitation.
    • Tissue necrosis possible at injection site.
  7. Calcium Chloride

    Side Effects
    • Bradycardia
    • Arrhythmias
    • Syncope
    • Nausea / Vomiting
    • Cardiac Arrest
  8. Calcium Chloride

    Adult Dose
    • 2 - 4 mg/kg IV.
    • May be repeated every 10 minutes as needed.
  9. Calcium Chloride

    Pedi Dose
    5 - 7 mg/kg of a 10% solution
  10. Calcium Chloride

    Max Dose
    Unknown
  11. Calcium Chloride

    RouteĀ / How Supplied
    IV only in emergency setting

    Unknown

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Calcium Chloride
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2013-04-13 22:24:49
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