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Precipitant Occlusions

Does anyone have a list of medications which can cause precipitant occlusions?

Everything, anything, all of

Everything, anything, all of them! Precipitate is formed when a change occurs in the pH. So when a high pH drug comes into contact with a low pH, precipitate occurs. Lynn

Lynn Hadaway, M.Ed., RN, BC, CRNI

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There is information on this

There is information on this in the INS "Infusion Nursing An Evidenced Based Approach" book on pages 508-509.  Hope that helps.

Valorie Dunn,BSN, RN, CRNI, PLNC

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