BD PosiFlush SF Normal Saline injection Warnings
BD PosiFlush SF Normal Saline injection Uses
This product is used to help prevent IV catheters from becoming blocked and also to help remove any medication that may be left at the catheter site.How to use BD PosiFlush SF Normal Saline injection
This product is given by injection into the IV catheter as directed by your doctor.
If you are using this product at home, learn all preparation and usage instructions from your health care professional. Before using, check this product visually for particles or discoloration. If either is present, do not use the liquid. Learn how to store and discard medical supplies safely.
Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, use it at the same times each day.
Tell your doctor if you have any signs of an infection near the catheter site (such as tenderness, pain, swelling, redness, warmth).
BD PosiFlush SF Normal Saline injection Side Effects
Mild irritation at the injection site may occur. If this effect persists or worsens, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.
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BD PosiFlush SF Normal Saline injection Precautions
Before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history.
This medication is considered safe to use during pregnancy.
This medication is considered safe to use during breast-feeding.
BD PosiFlush SF Normal Saline injection Interactions
BD PosiFlush SF Normal Saline injection Overdose
If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center.NOTES:
Do not share this medication with others.MISSED DOSE:
For the best possible benefit, it is important to receive each scheduled dose of this medication as directed. If you miss a dose, contact your doctor or pharmacist immediately to establish a new dosing schedule.STORAGE:
Store at room temperature. Do not freeze. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from children and pets.
Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.
Information last revised March 2013. Copyright(c) 2013 First Databank, Inc.