Cardioplegia Sterile (DBL) is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) magnesium chloride + potassium chloride + procaine. On this page you will find out more about Cardioplegia Sterile (DBL), including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: magnesium chloride + potassium chloride + procaine
Information for medicine and pack size:
Cardioplegia Sterile (DBL) concentrated injection, 5 x 20 mL ampoules
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
Sterile Cardioplegia Concentrate is indicated for use in combination with ischaemia and hypothermia to induce cardiac arrest during open-heart surgery and to preserve the myocardium during asystole.
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||Clear colourless solution|
|Dosage Form||Injection, concentrated|
|Route of administration||Intraarterial|
5x20mL: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 25 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||Protect from Light|
|Life time||2 Years|
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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