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    Blood Substitutes and Plasma Protein Fractions. Icodextrin 75 g/l, Sodium Chloride 5.4 g/l, Sodium Lactate 4.5 g/l, Calcium Chloride Dihydrate 0.257 g/l, Magnesium Chloride Hexahydrate 0.051 g/l.
    PVC BAG: 2,2.5 L. Dosage ajust. individ.
    Recomm. as a once dly. replacem. for a single glucose exchange as part of a contin. ambulat. periton. dialysis (CAPD) or automated periton. dialysis (APD) regimen for the tmt. of chron. ren. fail., particul. for pts. who have lost ultrafiltration on glucose solutions, because it can extend time on CAPD ther. in such pts.
    C/I: Hypersens. Pts. with a known allergy to starch based polymers (e.g. maize starch) and/or icodextrin. Pts. with maltose or isomaltose intoler. Pts. with glycogen storage dis. Pts. with pre-exist. severe lactic acidosis. Pts. with uncorrectable mechanic. defects that prevent effective PD or incr. the risk of infect. Pts. with Documented loss of peritoneal function or extensive adhesions that compromise periton. funct.