CALCIUM CHLORIDE INJECTION BP 10MMOL/10ML

Active substance: CALCIUM CHLORIDE

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4. Possible side effects

Package leaflet: information for the user

Calcium Chloride Injection BP 10mmol in 10ml
Calcium Chloride

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Read all of this leaflet carefully before you are given
Calcium Chloride Injection.
• Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
• If you have any further questions, please ask your doctor
or pharmacist.
• If any of the side effects become serious, or if you notice
any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your
doctor or pharmacist.
In this leaflet:
1. What Calcium Chloride Injection is and what it is used for
2. Before Calcium Chloride Injection is given
3. How Calcium Chloride Injection will be given
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Calcium Chloride Injection
6. Further information

1. What Calcium Chloride Injection is and what
it is used for
Calcium Chloride is a source of calcium, a chemical essential to
many of the biological processes within the body.
Calcium Chloride Injection is used:
• To correct an imbalance in the level of calcium in the body.

2. Before Calcium Chloride Injection is given
DO NOT use Calcium Chloride Injection if:
• you are allergic (hypersensitive) to calcium salts or any of the
ingredients of Calcium Chloride Injection (see section 6)
• you have severe difficulty breathing
• you suffer from long standing kidney problems or kidney
stones
• you are aware that you have an excess of calcium in your
blood or urine or are being treated for magnesium
deficiency
Take special care with Calcium Chloride Injection if:
• you suffer from heart disease
• you suffer from an inflammatory disorder known as
sarcoidosis
If any of the above applies to you or your child, please
consult your doctor
Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken
any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a
prescription.

Medicines that may interact with Calcium Chloride Injection
include:
• medicines used to treat problems in passing urine (thiazide
diuretics)
• medicines containing magnesium
• medicines containing potassium
• medicines used to treat heart problems e.g. digitalis
• medicines used to treat bacterial infections (antibiotics) e.g.
tetracyclines
This product must not be mixed with any other product containing
any carbonates, bicarbonates, phosphates, sulphates or tartrates.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
If you are pregnant, likely to become pregnant or breast-feeding
you must tell your doctor before taking this medicine.
Driving and using machines
Calcium Chloride may make you dizzy or drowsy. If you feel dizzy
or drowsy you should not drive or operate machinery.

3. How Calcium Chloride Injection will be given
Your doctor will dilute Calcium Chloride Injection with sodium
chloride intravenous infusion (0.9% w/v). They will then inject or
infuse (drip) the product slowly into a vein. Use by any other route
will cause severe irritation and tissue damage at the injection site.
Adults (including the elderly)
• An initial injection or infusion (drip) of up to 10 millimoles (at a
rate not exceeding 1 millimole per minute) may be given. This
may be continued by infusion of up to 10 millimoles per day.
Children
2 to 12 years of age:
• 0.5 millimoles to 3.5 millimoles by intravenous infusion after
dilution with at least 4 times its volume of sodium chloride
intravenous infusion BP (0.9% w/v)
• the dose may be repeated every one to three days
Under 2 years of age:
• less than 0.5 millimoles by intravenous infusion after
dilution with at least 4 times its volume of sodium chloride
intravenous infusion BP (0.9% w/v)
• the dose may be repeated every one to three days
The precise amount that you are given depends on how much
your doctor believes you need. In the case of children, a doctor
qualified in the diseases of children should decide how much is
given.
If you are given more Calcium Chloride Injection than you
should
If you are at all concerned that you have been given too much
of this medicine please tell your doctor immediately.

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What Calcium Chloride Injection contains:
The active ingredient is Calcium Chloride, Dihydrate BP 14.7 % w/v
The other ingredient is Water for Injections. The pH may be
adjusted with hydrochloric acid.
What Calcium Chloride Injection looks like and the contents of
the pack:
The injection is supplied in colourless glass ampoules containing 5
or 10 ml of product. The ampoules are supplied to your doctor or
pharmacist in packs of 10 ampoules.
Marketing Authorisation Holder:
Martindale Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Bampton Road,
Harold Hill
Romford
Essex RM3 8UG
United Kingdom
Manufacturer:
Martindale Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Bampton Road,
Harold Hill
Romford
Essex RM3 8UG
United Kingdom
Product licence numbers: PL 01883/6174R
Calcium Chloride Injection BP 10 mmol in 10 ml
Date of last revision: July 2012

5. How to store Calcium Chloride Injection
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
The medicine will have been stored protected from light.
The product has an expiry date on the ampoule label. The expiry
date refers to the last day of that month. The doctor or nurse will
check that the product has not passed this date. Any product that
has passed this date must be returned to a pharmacist or doctor
for safe disposal.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household
waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicine no longer
required. These measures will help protect the environment.

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6. Further Information

Like all medicines, Calcium Chloride Injection can cause side
effects, although not everybody gets them.
Possible side effects include:
• dizziness
• drowsiness
• hot flushes
• irregular heartbeat
• low blood pressure
• feeling sick (nausea)
• being sick (vomiting)
• sweating
• tingling sensations
• stomach problems
• irritation in the injected vein
Rare side effects include:
• severe constipation
• continuous headaches
• loss of appetite
• a metallic taste in the mouth
• dry mouth and thirst
• tiredness
• muscle weakness
• confusion
• high blood pressure
• increased light sensitivity
• muscle or bone pain
• increase in the amount of urine passed
• excitement
• delirium
• enlarged (dilated) pupils
• rapid pulse
• hot flushes and reddened skin
If any of the side effects get serious or you notice any side
effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor

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