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Sodium Lactate 5% Infusion

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Product introduction

Sodium Lactate 5% Infusion is used for short term fluid replacement. It works by replenishing fluid loss. Thus, it treats hypovolemia that can result due to dehydration, injury, or burns.

Sodium Lactate 5% Infusion 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 most common side effects include injection site reactions such as pain and redness. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or suffering from kidney or liver diseases.

Uses of Sodium Lactate Infusion

  • Short term fluid replacement after trauma

Benefits of Sodium Lactate Infusion

In 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. Sodium Lactate 5% Infusion 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.

Side effects of Sodium Lactate Infusion

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 Sodium Lactate

  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Sodium Lactate Infusion

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

How Sodium Lactate Infusion works

Sodium Lactate 5% Infusion works by replenishing salt and electrolyte levels in the body.

Safety advice

It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Sodium Lactate 5% Infusion. Please consult your doctor.
Sodium Lactate 5% Infusion 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.
Breast feeding
Information regarding the use of Sodium Lactate 5% Infusion during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
It is not known whether Sodium Lactate 5% Infusion alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Sodium Lactate 5% Infusion should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sodium Lactate 5% Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Sodium Lactate 5% Infusion is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Sodium Lactate 5% Infusion should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Sodium Lactate 5% Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Sodium Lactate 5% Infusion is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you forget to take Sodium Lactate Infusion?

If you miss a dose of Sodium Lactate 5% Infusion, please consult your doctor.\n

All substitutes

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

Quick tips

  • You have been prescribed Sodium Lactate 5% Infusion for the treatment of short-term fluid replacement after trauma.
  • Seek immediate medical attention in case of fluid overloading resulting in electrolyte imbalances, overhydration, congested states, pulmonary edema or acid-base imbalance.
  • Exercise caution if you are at risk of alkalosis (an excessively alkaline condition of the body fluids or tissues, which may cause weakness or cramp), severe kidney impairment, hypervolemia (fluid overload), overhydration, or conditions that may cause sodium retention or edema.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if you are allergic to sodium lactate or any of its ingredients.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Sodium Salt of Lactic Acid
Habit Forming
Therapeutic Class
Action Class

Patient concerns

Sleep is disturbed after 2-2.5 hours, re-get it after difficulty only for short durations
Dr. Pushkar Mani
are u taking any medicine for any medical conditiondo some test-- HBA1c, CBC, Thyroid profile, Sodium & Potassium
Dizziness, enhanced heartbeat occasionally. Sweating always slightly Non diabetic but bp shows 140/90
Dr. Pushkar Mani
take amlodipine 5 mg once daily fo 15 daysuse low sodium salt and walk for 40 minutes after dinner

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Name: Albert David Ltd
Address: D' Block, 3rd Floor, Gillander House, Netaji Subhas Road, Kolkata - 700001 (WB)
Country of origin: India

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