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INDICATIONS AND USAGE

Potassium Chloride for Injection Concentrate, USP is indicated in the treatment of potassium deficiency states when oral replacement is not feasible.

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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Potassium Chloride for Injection Concentrate, USP must be diluted before administration. Care must be taken to ensure there is complete mixing of the potassium chloride...

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CONTRAINDICATIONS

Potassium Chloride for Injection Concentrate, USP is contraindicated in diseases where high potassium levels may be encountered, and in patients with hyperkalemia, renal failure...

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WARNINGS

To avoid potassium intoxication, do not infuse solutions rapidly. In patients with severe renal insufficiency, administration of potassium chloride may cause potassium intoxication and...

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ADVERSE REACTIONS

Reactions which may occur because of the solution or the technique of administration include febrile response, infection at the site of injection, venous thrombosis or phlebitis...

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OVERDOSAGE

In the event of fluid overload during parenteral therapy, re-evaluate the patient's condition, and institute appropriate corrective treatment.

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DESCRIPTION

Potassium Chloride for Injection Concentrate, USP, is a sterile, nonpyrogenic, concentrated solution of potassium chloride, USP in water for injection administered by intravenous...

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CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Potassium is the chief cation of body cells (160 mEq/liter of intracellular water) and is concerned with the maintenance of body fluid composition and electrolyte balance....

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HOW SUPPLIED

Potassium Chloride for Injection Concentrate, USP, is supplied in single-dose containers as follows:

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