HIGHLIGHTS OF PRESCRIBING INFORMATION
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CALCIUM CHLORIDE injection, for intravenous use only
Initial U.S. Approval: 1938
INDICATIONS AND USAGE
Calcium Chloride Injection is a form of calcium indicated for the treatment of adult and pediatric and patients with acute symptomatic hypocalcemia. (1)
Limitations of Use:
The safety and effectiveness of Calcium Chloride Injection for long-term use has not been established.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
DOSAGE FORMS AND STRENGTHS
Calcium Chloride Injection, USP (single-dose) is supplied as: (3)
The 100 mg/mL concentration represents 27 mg or 1.4 mEq of elemental calcium per mL of solution. (3)
Calcium Chloride Injection is contraindicated in:
WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS
Adverse reactions have included paraesthesia (upon rapid injection), calcium taste, sense of oppression, sense of “heat wave”, local burning sensation, injection site extravasation, injection site reactions, peripheral vasodilatation, and decreased blood pressure. (6)
To report SUSPECTED ADVERSE REACTIONS, contact Pfizer Inc. at 1-800-438-1985 or FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or www.fda.gov/medwatch.
See 17 for PATIENT COUNSELING INFORMATION.
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