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 Formulary Chapter 9: Nutrition and blood - Full Chapter
09.02.02.01  Expand sub section  Electrolytes and water
09.02.02.01  Expand sub section  Intravenous sodium
09.02.02.01  Expand sub section  Intravenous glucose
09.02.02.01  Expand sub section  Intravenous potassium
Potassium chloride 0.15% and sodium chloride 0.9% intravenous infusion

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Formulary 40 mmol K+ per 1000mL
   
Potassium chloride 0.15% and glucose 5% intravenous infusion

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Formulary 20 mmol K+ per 1000mL
   
Potassium chloride 0.3% and glucose 5% intravenous infusion

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Formulary 40 mmol K+ per 1000mL
   
Potassium chloride 0.3%, sodium chloride 0.18% and glucose 4% intravenous infusion

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Formulary 40 mmol K+ per 1000mL
   
Potassium chloride 0.3%, sodium chloride 0.45% and glucose 5% intravenous infusion

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Formulary 40 mmol K+ per 1000mL
   
Potassium chloride 0.3%, sodium chloride 0.9% intravenous infusion

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Formulary 40 mmol K+ per 1000mL
   
Potassium chloride strong injection 15%

Formulary 20 mmol K+ in 10mL
REFER TO LOCAL TRUST PROTOCOL FOR CONCENTRATED POTASSIUM SOLUTIONS
   
Addiphos injection

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Formulary 30 mmol K+ in 20mL
REFER TO LOCAL TRUST PROTOCOL FOR CONCENTRATED POTASSIUM SOLUTIONS
   
Cardioplegia infusion

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Formulary 16 mmol K+ in 20mL
REFER TO LOCAL TRUST PROTOCOL FOR CONCENTRATED POTASSIUM SOLUTIONS
For myocardial protection during cardiac surgery
   
Potassium acetate injection

Formulary 10 mmol K+ in 10mL
REFER TO LOCAL TRUST PROTOCOL FOR CONCENTRATED POTASSIUM SOLUTIONS
   
Potassium acid phosphate injection 13.6%

Formulary 10 mmol K+ in 10mL
REFER TO LOCAL TRUST PROTOCOL FOR CONCENTRATED POTASSIUM SOLUTIONS
   
Potassium chloride 1.5% in sodium chloride 0.9% infusion minibag

Restricted Drug Unlicensed 20 mmol K+ in 100mL
REFER TO LOCAL TRUST PROTOCOL FOR CONCENTRATED POTASSIUM SOLUTIONS
   
Potassium chloride 3% in sodium chloride 0.9% infusion minibag

Restricted Drug Unlicensed 40 mmol K+ in 100mL
REFER TO LOCAL TRUST PROTOCOL FOR CONCENTRATED POTASSIUM SOLUTIONS
   
Potassium chloride 3% in sodium chloride 0.9% prefilled syringe 50mL

Restricted Drug Unlicensed 20 mmol K+ in 50mL
REFER TO LOCAL TRUST PROTOCOL FOR CONCENTRATED POTASSIUM SOLUTIONS
   
09.02.02.01  Expand sub section  Bicarbonate and lactate to top
09.02.02.01  Expand sub section  Water
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Traffic Light Status Information

Status Description
  Red   Specialist Prescribing only. The responsibility for prescribing, monitoring, dose adjustment and review should remain with the specialist. In very exceptional circumstances a specialist may discuss individual patient need for a RED drug to be prescribed by a GP and the GP should consider informing the Medicines Management team before a decision is made to prescribe for individual patients.   
  Amber 1   Treatment can be initiated in primary care after a recommendation from an appropriate specialist  
  Amber 2   Specialist initiation followed by maintenance prescribing in primary care  
  Amber 3   Specialist initiation with ongoing monitoring required. After dose stabilisation GPs can be requested to take over prescribing responsibilities using the approved APC shared care documentation  
  Green   Specialist and non-specialist initiation  
  Grey   Not recommended for prescribing  

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