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Brand name: Calcium Chloride Min-I-Jet (CSL)

Calcium Chloride Min-I-Jet (CSL) is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) calcium chloride dihydrate. On this page you will find out more about Calcium Chloride Min-I-Jet (CSL), 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: calcium chloride dihydrate

Information for medicine and pack size:
Calcium Chloride Min-I-Jet (CSL) 1 g/10 mL injection solution, 10 mL syringe

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What this medicine is for

For the immediate treatment of hypocalcaemic tetany. Other therapy such as parathyroid hormone and/or vitamin D may be indicated depending on the aetiology of the tetany. Oral calcium should be substituted as soon as possible. Calcium salts may be used as adjunctive therapy in severe hyperkalaemia or as an aid in the treatment of depression due to overdosage of magnesium sulphate (calcium is the antagonist of magnesium toxicity). Calcium chloride is occasionally used as an inotrope in cardiac resuscitation.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance Clear, colourless liquid
Dosage Form Injection, solution
Route of administration Intravenous
Medicine schedule
10mL x 1: Not scheduled. Not considered by committee

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Vial
Storage temperature Store below 25 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions No information available
Life time 3 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

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Is this medication banned in sport?

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