Calcium Chloride – Adult Dosages


Bradycardia due to Calcium channel blocker toxicity:

500 mg to 1 gm (5 ml to 10 ml) of 10% solution, IV slowly over 60 seconds;

may repeat once in 10 minutes, if needed.

Cardiac Arrest:

1 Gram IV push


500 mg over 2-3 minutes.  Repeat as needed if CNS depression persists. 

Complete NCEMS Calcium Chloride Protocol