MOLAR LACTATE 1/6 INFUSION

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SALT COMPOSITION

Overview

Uses of Molar Lactate 1/6 Infusion
MOLAR LACTATE 1/6 INFUSION is used in short term fluid replacement after trauma.
Molar Lactate 1/6 Infusion side effects
Common
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
How to use Molar Lactate 1/6 Infusion
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.
How Molar Lactate 1/6 Infusion works
MOLAR LACTATE 1/6 INFUSION works by replenishing salt and electrolyte levels in the body.
Molar Lactate 1/6 Infusion related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
MOLAR LACTATE 1/6 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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of MOLAR LACTATE 1/6 INFUSION during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
It is not known whether MOLAR LACTATE 1/6 INFUSION alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
MOLAR LACTATE 1/6 INFUSION should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of MOLAR LACTATE 1/6 INFUSION may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of MOLAR LACTATE 1/6 INFUSION is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
MOLAR LACTATE 1/6 INFUSION should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of MOLAR LACTATE 1/6 INFUSION may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of MOLAR LACTATE 1/6 INFUSION is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
What if you miss a dose of Molar Lactate 1/6 Infusion?
If you miss a dose of MOLAR LACTATE 1/6 INFUSION, please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Do not use sodium lactate for the treatment of lactic acidosis (characterized by low pH in body tissues and blood) or severe metabolic acidosis (condition when the body produces excessive quantities of acid or when the kidneys are not removing enough acid from the body) or for treatment of severe potassium deficiency.
  • Seek immediate medical attention in case of fluid overloading resulting in electrolyte imbalances, overhydration, congested states, pulmonary edema or acid-base imbalance.
  • Exercise caution in patients with alkalosis or at risk for alkalosis (an excessively alkaline condition of the body fluids or tissues, which may cause weakness or cramp), patients with severe kidney impairment, hypervolemia (fluid overload), overhydration, or conditions that may cause sodium retention, fluid overload, or edema.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if patient is allergic to sodium lactate or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not take if patients with hypervolemia, severe kidney insufficiency, uncompensated heart failure, hyperkalemia (high serum potassium concentration), hypercalcaemia ((high serum calcium concentration), metabolic alkalosis, ascitic cirrhosis (accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity).
  • Do not take patients with conditions associated with increased lactate levels (hyperlactatemia) including lactic acidosis, or impaired lactate utilization, such as severe liver insufficiency and patients taking concomitant digitalis therapy.

FAQs

Q. Is Molar Lactate 1/6 safe?
Molar Lactate 1/6 is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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