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Plasma-Lyte 148 Dosage

Generic name: SODIUM CHLORIDE 526mg in 100mL, SODIUM GLUCONATE 502mg in 100mL, SODIUM ACETATE 368mg in 100mL, POTASSIUM CHLORIDE 37mg in 100mL, MAGNESIUM CHLORIDE 30mg in 100mL
Dosage form: injection, solution

Medically reviewed on August 28, 2017.

All injections in VIAFLEX plastic containers are intended for intravenous administration using sterile and nonpyrogenic equipment.

As directed by a physician. Dosage, rate and duration of administration are to be individualized and dependent upon the indication for use, the patient’s age, weight, concomitant treatment and clinical condition of the patient as well as laboratory determinations.

After opening the container, the contents should be used immediately and should not be stored for a subsequent infusion. Do not reconnect any partially used containers.

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

Do not administer unless solution is clear and seal is intact.

Additives may be incompatible with PLASMA-LYTE 148 Injection (Multiple Electrolytes Injection, Type 1, USP). As with all parenteral solutions, compatibility of the additives with the solution must be assessed before addition. Before adding a substance or medication, verify that it is soluble and/or stable in water and that the pH range of PLASMA-LYTE 148 Injection (Multiple Electrolytes Injection, Type 1, USP) is appropriate. After addition, check for a possible color change and/or the appearance of precipitates, insoluble complexes or crystals.

The instructions for use of the medication to be added and other relevant literature must be consulted. Additives known or determined to be incompatible must not be used. When introducing additives to PLASMA-LYTE 148 Injection (Multiple Electrolytes Injection, Type 1, USP), aseptic technique must be used. Mix the solution thoroughly when additives have been introduced. Do not store solutions containing additives.

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