Dialysate Concentrates Used in Hemodialysis: Safety Communication – Alkali Dosing Errors

by FDA on May 25, 2012

in MedWatch

Risk of elevated bicarbonate levels in patients undergoing hemodialysis, which can contribute to metabolic alkalosis, a significant risk factor associated with cardiopulmonary arrest, low blood pressure, hypokalemia, hypoxemia, hypercapnia, and cardiac arrhythmia.

This is a summary of an alert issued by MedWatch: The FDA Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program. The link below will take you to the original notice.

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