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Reactions which may occur because of the solution or the technique of administration include febrile response, infection at the site of injection, venous thrombosis or phlebitis extending from the site of injection, extravasation and hypervolemia.
If an adverse reaction does occur, discontinue the infusion, evaluate the patient, institute appropriate therapeutic countermeasures and save the remainder of the fluid for examination if deemed necessary.
Read the PlasmaLyte R (multiple electrolytes injection) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects
Caution must be exercised in the administration of PLASMA-LYTE R Injection (Multiple Electrolytes Injection, Type 2, USP) to patients receiving corticosteroids or corticotropin.
Studies have not been conducted to evaluate additional drug/drug or drug/food interactions with PLASMA-LYTE R Injection (Multiple Electrolytes Injection, Type 2, USP).This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 3/5/2009
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