calcium gluconate ampoules used for the following indications:

- calcium deficiency;

- toxic liver damage;

- parenchymal hepatitis;

- failure of the parathyroid glands;

- nephritis;

- periodic paralysis giperkaliemicheskoy form;

- inflammatory and exudative processes;

- skin diseases.

calcium gluconate may be used as an adjunct in the treatment of allergic diseases, including drug allergy.Also, the drug is prescribed for nasal, pulmonary, uterine and gastrointestinal bleeding as an additional hemostat.When poisoning magnesium salts of oxalic acid and calcium gluconate is used as an antidote.

Dosing and Dosage

Adult patients solution of calcium gluconate is administered in a daily dose of 5 to 10 ml every day, every ot
her day or at intervals of 2 days.Single dose administered intravenously at not more than 5 ml, and administered by intravenous drip, it can range from 5 to 10 ml.Children, depending on age appoint 1-5 ml of calcium gluconate every 2-3 days.

Note that when using calcium gluconate ampoules are excited the sympathetic nervous system, increases the production of adrenaline, as well as manifested mild diuretic effect.

patients with a tendency to form stones in the urine during the use of the drug is necessary to increase fluid intake.

contraindications and side effects

calcium gluconate ampoules does not apply to an increased level of calcium in the blood, severe renal insufficiency, the propensity to thrombosis, increased blood clotting and atherosclerosis.Babies contraindicated intramuscular solution.

calcium gluconate in vials should not be used simultaneously with cardiac glycosides, as their cardiotoxic effect in the given combination can significantly increase.

drug is prescribed with caution to patients with minor renal dysfunction, a small hypercalciuria or a history of urolithiasis.In the presence of these disorders in the period of application of calcium gluconate necessary to control the level of calcium excretion in the urine.

Side effects of calcium gluconate may appear as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and bradycardia.In intramuscular possible tissue necrosis.