Applies to calcium chloride: intravenous solution
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Applies to calcium chloride: compounding powder, injectable solution, intravenous solution
Rapid injection may cause tingling sensations, calcium taste, sense of oppression and "heat wave".
Precipitations of ceftriaxone-calcium salt, including fatalities, have been seen in newborns under 28 days old, both pre-term and full term, treated with intravenous ceftriaxone and calcium. The precipitates were found in lungs and kidneys. Newborns have a low blood volume and ceftriaxone has a longer half-life in them, leading to a high precipitation risk.
Frequency not reported: Tingling sensations, calcium taste, sense of oppression, "heat wave, soft tissue calcification, precipitations of ceftriaxone-calcium salt
Frequency not reported: Peripheral vasodilatation, moderate fall in blood pressure, hypertension, venous thrombosis, flushing, bradycardia, arrhythmias
Frequency not reported: Drowsiness, tingling sensation, calcium taste
Frequency not reported: Local burning sensation, venous irritation, necrosis
Frequency not reported: Sloughing, sweating
Frequency not reported: Nephrocalcinosis
Frequency not reported: Muscle weakness, bone pain
Frequency not reported: Anorexia, polydipsia
Frequency not reported: Mental disturbances
Frequency not reported: Polyuria
Frequency not reported: Vomiting, constipation, abdominal pain, nausea, mild gastrointestinal disturbances and irritation
Medically reviewed by BestRx Medical Team Last updated on 1/1/2020.
Source: Drugs.com Calcium Chloride