Medicine Overview of Sodium Chloride Injection
Sodium Chloride Injection is used in short term fluid replacement after trauma, dehydration
and irrigation solution for eye/nose.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Sodium Chloride Injection works by replacing fluid loss.
In Depth Information on Sodium Chloride Injection
- 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.
Sodium Chloride Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Sodium Chloride Injection 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.
No information is available on the use of Sodium Chloride Injection during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Sodium Chloride Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Sodium Chloride Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sodium Chloride Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Sodium Chloride Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Sodium Chloride Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Sodium Chloride Injection, please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Sodium Chloride Injection
Q. Is sodium chloride soluble in water?
Sodium chloride is soluble in water
Sodium chloride is a neutral salt (neither acidic nor basic)
Sodium chloride is an example of ionic bonding, where the molecule is formed by ionization of participating atoms and attraction between them
Normally, Sodium chloride does not have an expiry date if stored under appropriate conditions
Sodium chloride is ionic, which is considered highly polar
Sodium chloride does not possess antioxidant property.
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