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Isolyte M in Dextrose Dosage

Generic name: DEXTROSE MONOHYDRATE 5g in 100mL, SODIUM ACETATE 0.28g in 100mL, POTASSIUM CHLORIDE 0.15g in 100mL, POTASSIUM PHOSPHATE, DIBASIC 0.13g in 100mL, SODIUM CHLORIDE 0.091g in 100mL
Dosage form: injection, solution
Drug class: Intravenous nutritional products

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Aug 28, 2023.

This solution is for intravenous use only.

Dosage is to be directed by a physician and is dependent upon age, weight, clinical condition of the patient and laboratory determinations. Frequent laboratory determinations and clinical evaluation are essential to monitor changes in blood glucose and electrolyte concentrations, and fluid and electrolyte balance during prolonged parenteral therapy.

When a hypertonic solution is to be administered peripherally, it should be slowly infused through a small bore needle, placed well within the lumen of a large vein to minimize venous irritation. Carefully avoid infiltration.

Usually up to 40 mEq of potassium per liter daily is sufficient to replace normal loss in adults. Typical infusion rates should not exceed 10 mEq per hour or 120 mEq per day.

Fluid administration should be based on calculated maintenance or replacement fluid requirements for each patient.

The presence of phosphate ions in this solution should be considered when calcium or magnesium ions are present in the additive solution, in order to avoid precipitation.

Some additives may be incompatible. Consult with pharmacist. When introducing additives, use aseptic techniques. Mix thoroughly. Do not store.

Parenteral drug products should be inspected visually for particulate matter and discoloration prior to administration, whenever solution and container permit.

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