To increase the calcium content uses a variety of drugs, including - calcium chloride.Doctors prescribe his patients not only in hypocalcemia but also in many other diseases.For example, calcium chloride is used to treat hives, hay fever and other allergic reactions.It is quite effective in such cases, although the mechanism of its anti-allergy effects is not yet clear.It is recommended to use calcium chloride in combination with antihistamines.
Calcium chloride is also used in the treatment of various skin diseases such as psoriasis, eczema, in some diseases of the li
ver and kidneys.Also it is used as an antidote for poisoning by certain substances (oxalic acid and its salts, salts of magnesium, salts of hydrofluoric acid).
Use calcium chloride should only be prescribed by a doctor.Inside it is taken as a 5-10% solution after eating 2-3 times per day.Adults usually prescribe a single dose in the range of 10-15 ml, children - 5-10 ml.
For intravenous use calcium chloride introduced dropwise or stream.In the first case, 5-10 ml of a 10% solution of the preparation is diluted with 100-200 mL of an isotonic solution or a 5% glucose solution, administered 6 drops per minute.In the second - are administered 5 ml of a 10% solution of calcium chloride for a long time (at least 3-5 minutes).