Standard Dilutions [Amount of drug] [Infusion volume] [Infusion rate]
of 0.1 N solution
[100 ml (100 meq ) of 1.0N HCL] [1000 ml] [Infusion rate: see bottom section]
Filter HCL with 0.22 micron filter before adding it to the IV bag .
37% HCL stock bottle):
Stock bottle of
Therefore add 8.3
ml of 37% HCL to 1 liter of D5W or NS to create a
0.1N HCL solution.
|Stability / Miscellaneous|
24 hr (RT)
Indication: treatment of severe or refractory metabolic alkalosis. IV HCl may be indicated in severe metabolic alkalosis (pH >7.55) or when NaCl or KCl cannot be administered because of volume overload or advanced renal failure. May also be indicated if rapid correction of severe metabolic alkalosis is warranted (eg, cardiac arrhythmia or hepatic encephalopathy.)