Dextrose 5%-0.2% NaCl-KCl

Generic name

Potassium Chloride/D5-0.2%NaCl

Covered by Medicare


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Average cost per beneficiary*


  • Baxter Healthca

What is Dextrose 5%-0.2% NaCl-KCl

Dextrose 5%-0.2% NaCl-KCl is a prescription intravenous (IV) solution used for various medical purposes, including fluid and electrolyte replacement. It provides glucose (dextrose), sodium chloride (NaCl), and potassium chloride (KCl) in a balanced mixture. While Dextrose 5%-0.2% NaCl-KCl can effectively address fluid and electrolyte imbalances, it does not provide a cure for underlying medical conditions. To use it safely and effectively, it should be administered by trained healthcare professionals in a clinical setting. Proper medical assessment and monitoring are important for managing health conditions. This summary offers an overview and may not encompass all available information about the product. It does not guarantee the product's safety, effectiveness, or suitability for your specific situation. Consult your healthcare professional for comprehensive information and individualized guidance.

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Common Questions About Dextrose 5%-0.2% NaCl-KCl

Yes, Dextrose 5%-0.2% NaCl-KCl is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Dextrose 5%-0.2% NaCl-KCl was $0.01.

The average dose of Dextrose 5%-0.2% NaCl-KCl received per year is 39,400 units

There were 12 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a -0.43% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $38.15

Baxter Healthca received $457.82

The total amount spent on Dextrose 5%-0.2% NaCl-KCl by Medicare is $457.82

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