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Calcium Chloride

Calcium Chloride Trade Name Calcium Chloride LOL
Calcium Chloride Class Electrolyte
Calcium Chloride Onset and Duration Onset- 5-15min Duration- Dose dependent (may last up to 4hrs after IV administration)
Calcium Chloride Indication Hyperkalemia Hypocalcemia (e.g., after multiple blood transfusions) Calcium channel blocker toxicity, Hypermagnesemia To prevent hypotensive effects of calcium channel blocking agents (IV verapamil and diltiazem)
Calcium Chloride Contraindication VF during cardiac resuscitation Digitalis toxicity Hypercalcemia
Calcium Chloride Adverse Reaction Decreases in heart rate (may cause asystole) Decrease in blood pressure, Metallic taste Severe local necrosis and sloughing following IM use or IV infiltration
Calcium Chloride Adult Dosage HYPERKALEMIA, HYPOCALCEMIA, HYPERMAGNESEMIA AND CALCIUM CHANNEL BLOCKER OVERDOSE 8-16mg/kg of 10% solution slow IV, repeat if indicated PROPHYLAXIS OF CALCIUM CHANNEL BLOCKERS 2-4 mg/kg of 10% solution slow IV, may be repeated at 10min intervals.
Calcium Chloride Ped Dosage HYPERKALEMIA, HYPOCALCEMIA, HYPERMAGNESEMIA AND CALCIUM CHANNEL BLOCKER OVERDOSE 20-25 mg/kg of 10% solution slow IV (no faster than 100mg/min) PROPHYLAXIS OF CALCIUM CHANNEL BLOCKERS Unknown safety and efficacy
Created by: eacmedic14



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