Calcium Chloride

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  1. Calcium Chloride Class
  2. Calcium Chloride Mech
    • Increase cardiac contractile state
    • May enhance ventricular automaticity
  3. Calcium Chloride Indication
    • Hypocalcemia
    • Hyperkalemia
    • Magnesium sulfate od
    • Calcium channel-blocker od
    • Adjunctive therapy insect bites and stings
  4. Calcium Chloride Contraindication
    • Hypercalcemia
    • V-Fib
    • Digitalis toxicity
  5. Calcium Chloride Dosage
    • Adult- 500-1000mg(5-10mL of a 10%)IV/IO push for hyperkalemia and Calcium channel blocker od(repeat as needed)
    • Peds- 20mg/kg(0.2mL/kg) slow IV/IO push. Max 1g dose,may repeat in 10mins
  6. Calcium Chloride Adverse
    • Tachy
    • Aystsole
    • HTN
    • Peripheral Vasodilation
    • Local Necrosis
    • Coronary/Cerebral Artery Spasm
    • Nausea/Vomiting
  7. Calcium Chloride drug interactions
    • May worsen arrhythmia secondary to dig toxicity
    • May antagonize the effects of Verapamil
    • Do not mix or infuse immediately before/after bicarb without intervening flushing
  8. Calcium Chloride special consideration
    Do not use routinely on cardiac arrest
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Calcium Chloride
Calcium Chloride
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