Who should not use potassium chloride in lactate ringer’s and 5% dextrose?

Potassium chloride in lactate ringers and 5% dextrose injection should not be given to anyone who is allergic to corn products because of the dextrose in the solution. Extreme care should be taken with use by anyone with congestive heart failure, edema, diabetes mellitus, kidney conditions and sodium retention. If you have high levels of potassium or conditions that cause potassium retention, use caution with this treatment. This injection shold be administered by healthcare professional in clinical setting. Please inform your doctor about all medical conditions and medications you are taking.

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