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09-02-02-01 Intravenous potassium

Potassium Chloride 15% Concentrate BP
Formulary
10ml amps (Contains 20mmol potassium)

Restricted Item Only the designated areas given in Appendix 1 of the Intravenous Potassium Policy have been authorised to stock and administer strong potassium chloride solutions as indicated. Potassium chloride concentrated solutions must never be transferred between clinical areas

Must be stored in a Controlled Drugs cupboard.

Must NEVER be administered undiluted
(NPSA 'Never Event)
Link  PAT Intravenous Potassium Policy
 

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Potassium Chloride 3% in Sodium Chloride 0.9%
Formulary
100ml bag (contains 40mmol potassium)

Restricted Item Only the designated areas given in Appendix 1 of the Intravenous Potassium Policy have been authorised to stock and administer strong potassium chloride solutions as indicated. Potassium chloride concentrated solutions must never be transferred between clinical areas

Order as a Controlled Drug.

Potassium chloride infusion 40mmol in 100ml sodium chloride 0.9% must be
stored in a locked cupboard and kept separate from other infusion bags.

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Potassium Chloride 0.15% and Glucose 5% Intravenous Infusion
Formulary
500ml bag (contains 10mmol of potassium)

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Potassium Chloride 0.15% and Sodium Chloride 0.9% Intravenous Infusion
Formulary
500ml bag (contains 10mmol of potassium)

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Potassium Chloride 0.15%, Sodium Chloride 0.45% and Glucose 5% Intravenous Infusion
Formulary
500ml bag (contains 10mmol of potassium)

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Potassium Chloride 0.15% and Glucose 10% Intravenous Infusion
Formulary
500ml bag (contains 10mmol of potassium)

unlicensedUnlicensed special - manufactured to order and may not always be available

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Potassium Chloride 0.15%, Sodium Chloride 0.18% and Glucose 4% Intravenous Infusion
Formulary
500ml bag (contains 10mmol of potassium)

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Potassium Chloride 0.3% and Glucose 5% Intravenous Infusion
Formulary
500ml bag (contains 20mmol of potassium)

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Potassium Chloride 0.3% and Sodium Chloride 0.9% Intravenous Infusion
Formulary
500ml bag (contains 20mmol of potassium)

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Potassium Chloride 0.3%, Sodium Chloride 0.18% and Glucose 4% Intravenous Infusion
Formulary
500ml bag (contains 20mmol of potassium)

View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF
Potassium Chloride 0.3%, Sodium Chloride 0.45% and Glucose 10% Intravenous Infusion
Formulary
500ml bag (contains 20mmol of potassium)


View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF
Potassium Chloride 0.3%, Sodium Chloride 0.9% and Glucose 5% Intravenous Infusion
Formulary
500ml bag (contains 20mmol of potassium)

View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF
Potassium Chloride 0.3% and Glucose 10% Intravenous Infusion
Formulary
500ml bag (contains 20mmol of potassium)

unlicensedUnlicensed special - manufactured to order and may not always be available

View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF
Potassium Chloride 0.3%, Sodium Chloride 0.45% and Glucose 5% Intravenous Infusion
Formulary
500ml bag (contains 20mmol of potassium)

unlicensedUnlicensed special - manufactured to order and may not always be available

View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF
Potassium Chloride 0.6% and Glucose 5%
Formulary
500ml bag (contains 40mmol of potassium)

unlicensedUnlicensed special - manufactured to order and may not always be available

Restricted Item 500ml bags containing 40mmol of potassium may be kept as stock in critical
care areas. They will be supplied from the Pharmacy department to other wards
on a named patient basis only.

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Potassium Chloride 0.6% and Sodium Chloride 0.9%
Formulary
500ml bag (contains 40mmol of potassium)

unlicensedUnlicensed special - manufactured to order and may not always be available

Restricted Item 500ml bags containing 40mmol of potassium may be kept as stock in critical
care areas. They will be supplied from the Pharmacy department to other wards
on a named patient basis only.

View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF