Normal Saline Solution

Prescription Required
Manufacturer
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store below 30°C

Introduction

Normal Saline Solution consists of purified salt solution. It is used for short term fluid replacement. Thus, it treats hypovolemia that can result due to any dehydration, or injury. It helps to restore the salt and electrolyte levels in the body.

Normal Saline Solution works by replenishing salt and electrolyte levels in the body. This  injection must be administered under the supervision of a healthcare professional. You should not take it, if you have any known allergy from this injection. Your doctor may check your blood pressure and ask you to get regular blood tests done while you are using this injection.

The use of this medicine may cause some common side effects such as injection site reactions, hypotension, fever, tremor, and chills. Let your doctor know if you are bothered by any of these. Before receiving this medicine, inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or if you have kidney diseases as dose adjustment may be required. This injection is safe to use in patients suffering from liver diseases.

Uses of Normal Saline Solution for Injection

  • Treatment of Short term fluid replacement after trauma
  • Treatment of Dehydration

Benefits of Normal Saline Solution for Injection

In Treatment of Short term fluid replacement after trauma

Appropriate fluid replacement is very essential to restore normal brain activity and other vital functions of the body to promote healing as well as speedy recovery. Normal Saline Solution helps restore this fluid imbalance and aids in improving the overall health of the patient. It is given as an injection by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered.

In Treatment of Dehydration

Normal Saline Solution protects the patient from dehydration and electrolyte imbalance after any trauma or injury. It is given as an injection by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get the most benefits.

Side effects of Normal Saline Solution for Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Normal Saline

  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Hypotension (low blood pressure)
  • Fever
  • Tremor
  • Chills

How to use Normal Saline Solution for Injection

Your doctor or nurse will guide you how to use this medicine.

How Normal Saline Solution for Injection works

Normal Saline Solution is a purified salt solution which works by replenishing salt and electrolyte levels in the body.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Normal Saline Solution. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Normal Saline Solution may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Normal Saline Solution during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Normal Saline Solution does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Normal Saline Solution should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Normal Saline Solution may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Normal Saline Solution is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Normal Saline Solution may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Normal Saline Solution for Injection?

If you miss a dose of Normal Saline Solution, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Alkali Metal Chlorides
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY
Action Class
Crystalloids

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FAQs

Q. Is Normal Saline Solution harmful to humans?

Normally Normal Saline Solution is an indispensable component of the human body. If given in required amount, it is very beneficial. However, it can be harmful when given in more than the required amount or concentration. In high doses, it can lead to fluid overload, swelling of feet and legs, and sodium accumulation in the body.

Q. What does Normal Saline Solution do to the body?

Normal Saline Solution is normally present in your body. Sodium and chloride ions help maintain the fluid and electrolyte balance in the body. Sodium is an electrolyte which maintains the water balance in your body and keeps your body hydrated. It helps in maintaining normal functioning of the nerves, heart and other organs. Normal Saline Solution is used to treat or prevent sodium loss caused by dehydration, diarrhea or other causes.

Q. Is Normal Saline Solution used to clean wounds?

Yes, Normal Saline Solution is used to clean wounds. It serves as a very good solution which can be used to irrigate and wash or clean body cavities, tissues or wounds. It also serves as a solvent for various medicines to be used in various conditions. It is for external use only and should not be swallowed.

Q. Do we need to be cautious while taking Normal Saline Solution?

Yes, you should be cautious if you have certain conditions, such as heart disease or heart failure, impaired kidney function, or diabetes. Also, stay cautious if you have swelling in various parts of your body like feet and ankles. It usually does not cause any major side effects but you should be cautious and should give your doctor a proper history before you take Normal Saline Solution.

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Manufacturer/Marketer Address

SCO 857, Cabin No. 10, 2nd Floor, NAC, Manimajra, Chandigarh (U.T.), 160101, India
Country of Origin: India

MRP
28.5
Inclusive of all taxes
500 ml in 1 bottle
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