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INDICATIONS AND USAGE

10% Calcium Chloride Injection, USP is indicated for the treatment of hypocalcemia in those conditions requiring a prompt increase in plasma calcium levels.

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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

10% Calcium Chloride Injection, USP is administered only by slow intravenous injection (not to exceed 1 mL/min), ...

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CONTRAINDICATIONS

Calcium chloride is contraindicated for cardiac resuscitation in the presence of ventricular fibrillation or in patients with the risk of existing digitalis toxicity.

Calcium chloride is not...

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WARNINGS

10% Calcium Chloride Injection, USP is irritating to veins and must not be injected into tissues, since severe necrosis and sloughing may occur. Great care...

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ADVERSE REACTIONS

Rapid injection may cause the patient to complain of tingling sensations, a calcium taste, a sense of oppression or "heat wave".

Injections of calcium chloride are accompanied by peripheral...

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DRUG ABUSE AND DEPENDENCE

None known.

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OVERDOSAGE

Too rapid injection may produce lowering of blood pressure and cardiac syncope. Persistent hypercalcemia from overdosage of calcium is unlikely because of rapid excretion. In the event of untoward effects from...

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DESCRIPTION

10% Calcium Chloride Injection, USP is a sterile, nonpyrogenic, hypertonic solution. Each mL contains 100 mg (1.4 mEq/mL) of calcium chloride, dihydrate (1.4 mEq each of Ca++ and Cl...

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CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Calcium is the fifth most abundant element in the body and the major fraction is in the bony structure. Calcium plays important physiological roles, many of which are poorly understood. It is essential...

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CLINICAL STUDIES

Medical literature also refers to the administration of calcium chloride in the treatment of magnesium intoxication due to overdosage of magnesium sulfate, and to combat the deleterious effects of...

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HOW SUPPLIED

10% Calcium Chloride Injection, USP is supplied in single-dose containers as follows:

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1 Gram (100 mg/mL)

Represents 27 mg (1.4 mEq) Ca++/mL

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