Phil Pharmawealth/Harson Calcium Gluconate

Phil Pharmawealth/Harson Calcium Gluconate

calcium gluconate

Manufacturer:

Harson

Distributor:

Phil Pharmawealth
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ca gluconate
Indications/Uses
Treatment of Ca deficiencies due to tetany, hypoparathyroidism, rapid growth or pregnancy. Treatment of black widow spider bites; adjunct in treatment of rickets, osteomalacia, lead colic & Mg sulfate overdosage; decrease capillary permeability in allergic conditions, non-thrombocytopenic purpura & exudative dermatoses; aid in antagonizing cardiac toxicity associated w/ hyperkalemia provided patient is not on digitalis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult 5-20 mL by slow IV. Childn 500 mg/kg/day or 12 g/m2/day by slow IV.
Special Precautions
Use in digitalized patients may precipitate arrhythmias.
Adverse Reactions
Tingling sensation, sense of oppression or heat waves, chalky taste. Rapid IV: Vasodilation, decreased BP, bradycardia, cardiac arrhythmias, syncope & cardiac arrest. IM inj: Local necrosis, abscess formation.
Drug Interactions
Digitalis.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
A12AA03 - calcium gluconate ; Belongs to the class of calcium-containing preparations. Used as dietary supplements.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Phil Pharmawealth/Harson Calcium Gluconate soln for inj 10%
Packing/Price
10 mL x 5 × 1's
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