Bedfordshire and Luton Joint Formulary
Bedford Hospital NHS Trust
Bedfordshire CCG
Luton & Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Luton CCG

 
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9 Nutrition and blood

Any drug not listed on the Formulary should be considered Non-Formulary - Not recommended for prescribing

09-02-02-01 Intravenous potassium

Potassium Chloride and Glucose Intravenous Infusion
Formulary

Contains 0.15% (20mmol) potassium in glucose 5%.

500mL or 1L bags.


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Potassium Chloride and Sodium Chloride Intravenous Infusion
Formulary

10mmol potassium in sodium chloride 0.9% x 500mL

20mmol potassium in sodium chloride 0.9% x 500ml and 1L 

40mmol potassium in sodium chloride 0.9% x 1L


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Potassium Chloride, Sodium Chloride and Glucose Intravenous Infusion
Formulary

10mmol or 20mmol potassium in glucose 5% and sodium chloride 0.45% x 500mL


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Potassium Chloride Concentrate (Sterile)
Restricted
CAUTION:- CONCENTRATED POTASSIUM SOLUTION

Restricted - to wards eg ITU, HDU and other named wards, in accordance with Trust Potassium Policy. Treated as controlled drug (CD).

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Potassium Chloride 20mmol in 20ml Water For Injection
Non Formulary

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Potassium Chloride 50mmol in 50mL Sodium Chloride 0.9% prefilled syringe
Non Formulary

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