Calcium Gluconate Injection
20mL x 50 Ampoule
Calcium gluconate is a calcium salt used to treat or prevent a lack of calcium in the body. Other reasons for treatment with Calcium Gluconate Injection are:
- high potassium levels in the blood
- an overdose of magnesium sulfate i.e. Epsom salts
- sudden severe stomach pain
- during heart resuscitation to strengthen the heart muscle.
This medicine works by increasing the level of calcium in the blood or by binding to excess potassium or magnesium in the blood.