Sodium Lactate 5% w/v Infusion

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Composition for Sodium Lactate 5% w/v Infusion

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Primarily used for

Short term fluid replacement after trauma
57.32
₹0.11/Infusion
500 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Sodium Lactate Infusion

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Uses of Sodium Lactate Infusion

Sodium Lactate 5% w/v Infusion is used in short term fluid replacement after trauma.
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Side effects of Sodium Lactate Infusion

Common

Volume overload.

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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% w/v infusion works by replacing fluid loss.

In Depth Information on Sodium Lactate Infusion

Expert advice for Sodium Lactate Infusion

  • 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Sodium Lactate 5% w/v Infusion
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Sodium Lactate 5% w/v 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
No information is available on the use of Sodium Lactate 5%
w/v Infusion during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
It is not known whether Sodium Lactate 5% w/v Infusion alter
s the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Sodium Lactate 5% w/v Infusion should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sodium Lactate 5% w/v Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Sodium Lactate 5% w/v Infusion is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Sodium Lactate 5% w/v Infusion should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Sodium Lactate 5% w/v Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Sodium Lactate 5% w/v Infusion is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Sodium Lactate 5% w/v Infusion

Frequently asked questions for Sodium Lactate

Sodium lactate is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Substitutes for Sodium Lactate

No substitutes found for this medicine
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