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BD PosiFlush SF (flush)

Generic Name: Sodium chloride (flush) (SOE-dee-um-KLOR).

Brand Name: BD Normal Saline Flush, BD PosiFlush SF, BD PosiFlush SF with BPC, Normal Saline Flush, Swabflush, etc. Display the 8 brands.
Classification of Drugs: Minerals and electrolytes; miscellaneous respiratory agents

What is BD PosiFlush SF flush?

BD PosiFlush is the chemical term used to describe salt. This medication can help reduce certain kinds of bacteria.BD PosiFlush SF is used to cleanse the IV (IV) catheter. It assists in preventing blockage and eliminates any remaining medicine in the catheter after intravenous infusion.BD PosiFlush SF may also be used to treat conditions not covered in this guideline.

Side effects of BD PosiFlush SF flush

Contact a medical professional immediately. Get medical attention immediately if you notice symptoms that indicate an allergic reaction, such as hives, difficulty breathing, and swelling of your lips, face, and tongue. You should stop using BD PosiFlush SF immediately and consult your doctor right away if you suffer from any of the following side effects during the use of the flush:

  • Severe irritation.
  • Swelling.
  • Warmth.
  • Redness.
  • Oozing.
  • Pain.

Common adverse consequences from BD PosiFlush SF can include:

  • A cold sensation or slight burning sensation.
  • Minor irritations around the catheter.

This isn't an exhaustive list of all the side effects. Other side effects could be present. Contact your physician to seek medical advice on the effects. You can report any adverse reactions to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Warnings

Follow the instructions on the label of your medication and on the label of your package. Be sure to inform your healthcare professionals about your medical ailments and allergies, as well as the medicines you are taking.

Before you take this drug

Before you use BD PosiFlush Sf, you should inform your physician if you are sensitive to any drug.

How to take BD PosiFlush SF flush?

Follow your doctor's instructions to the letter. Avoid using it in larger quantities or less frequently than prescribed.It is recommended to use the BD PosiFlush SF every time you insert the IV catheter. Follow the instructions of your physician on the frequency at which to use the flush.Before flushing, examine the container in which you are using the flush to ensure there aren't any leaks inside the container. Don't use the product if it has changed color or has particles inside it. Consult your physician for a new prescription.Inform your doctor or your medical professionals when your needle, catheter, or IV tubing gets blocked or if your fluid or IV medicine isn't flowing as it should. Toss out needles used up inside a puncture-proof "sharps" disposal container (ask your pharmacist for one and what to do with them). Make sure this container is out of reach of pets and children.

Storage: BD PosiFlush SF at room temperature, away from heat and moisture. Store all of your supplies for flushing catheters in a dry, clean place when not using them.

What happens if I miss a dose?

If you flush your catheter every time you need to use it, then you're unlikely to skip a dose.

What happens if I overdose?

A high dose of BD PosiFlush SF flush is not likely to happen.

What should be avoided?

Follow your doctor's recommendations regarding any restrictions on foods, beverages, or activities.

Interaction with other drugs

It's unlikely that any other medication you take by mouth or inject could affect BD PosiFlushSF, which is used for flushing your catheter. However, many medications can interact with each other. Inform your health care professionals about any medications you take, including prescription and non-prescription drugs, vitamins, and herbal remedies.

 

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