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Who should not receive KCl in D5NS?

If you have an allergy or sensitivity to potassium, dextrose or any other ingredient in KCl in D5NS (potassium chloride in 5% dextrose and sodium chloride), you should not receive it. This solution should be used with great care or not at all in people with kidney problems or failure, congestive heart failure, high blood volume, diabetes, a urinary tract obstruction, sodium retention with edema, potassium retention or high blood potassium levels. KCl in D5NS should not be given to infants with low birth weight. Pregnant women should discuss the risks with their doctor before use.

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