Active ingredients: magnesium chloride + potassium chloride + procaine
What it is used 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.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Intraarterial.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Clear colourless solution
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
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Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems