DEX 10% INFUSION

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Primarily used for

Short Term Fluid Replacement After Trauma, dehydration, irrigation solution for eye/nose
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Pregnancy
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Kidney
22.5
₹0.04/infusion
500 ML in 1 bottle
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Substitutes for DEX

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Medicine Overview of DEX INFUSION

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Uses of DEX INFUSION

Dex 10% infusion is used in short term fluid replacement after trauma, dehydration and irrigation solution for eye/nose.
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Side effects of DEX INFUSION

Common

Volume overload.

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How to use DEX INFUSION

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.

How DEX INFUSION works

Dex 10% infusion works by replacing fluid loss.

In Depth Information on DEX INFUSION

Expert advice for DEX INFUSION

  • Your electrolyte levels in blood and other parameters (such as blood pressure etc.) will be monitored regularly as you receive intravenous sodium chloride.
  • Tell your doctor if you have disorders of the kidneys, lungs, problems of the heart related to impaired pumping of blood (congestive cardiac disorders), high blood pressure or pregnancy-related blood pressure problems (pre-eclampsia), fluid retention problems  or swelling in hands, ankles or feet.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any unwanted swelling, trouble in breathing, muscle cramps, and/or weakness, fits, nausea, vomiting or stomach pain.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if you are allergic to sodium chloride or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not give to patients with excess fluid or sodium in the space outside body cells (extracellular hyper hydration or hypervolemia).
  • Do not give to patients with abnormally low levels of sodium or chloride in blood (hyponatremia, hypochloremia), fluid and sodium retention problems or edema (swelling).
  • Do not give to patients with congestive heart failure (heart failure resulting in fluid build-up in lungs and other body tissues), severe liver and kidney functioning problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for DEX 10% INFUSION
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dex 10% infusion may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
SAFE
There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution should be used in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Sodium Chloride, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for DEX NA INFUSION

Frequently asked questions for Sodium Chloride

Q. Is sodium chloride soluble in water?
Sodium chloride is soluble in water
Q. Is sodium chloride acidic or basic?
Sodium chloride is a neutral salt (neither acidic nor basic)
Q. Is sodium chloride ionic or covalent?
Sodium chloride is an example of ionic bonding, where the molecule is formed by ionization of participating atoms and attraction between them
Q. Does sodium chloride expire?
Normally, sodium chloride does not have an expiry date if stored under appropriate conditions
Q. Is sodium chloride polar?
Sodium chloride is ionic, which is considered highly polar
Q. Is sodium chloride an antioxidant?
Sodium chloride does not possess antioxidant property.
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