Hospira Sodium Bicarbonate For Injection 8.4%, (25/Vials)
Sodium Bicarbonate is used to treat metabolic acidosis. Sodium Bicarbonate injection 8.4% is a USP, sterile, non-pyrogenic, hypertonic solution that is added to water for injection. Sodium Bicarbonate for injection is available in different strengths.
What Causes Metabolic Acidosis?
Metabolic acidosis happens when the chemical balance of acids and bases in your blood gets thrown off. A few things can be causing this.
- Your Body is making too much acid.
- Isn't getting rid of enough acid
- Doesn't have enough base to offset a normal amount of acid
Hospira Sodium Bicarbonate 8.4% for injection is used for correction of metabolic acidosis and other conditions requiring systemic alkalinization. Sodium Bicarbonate injection is indicated in the treatment of metabolic acidosis which may occur in severe renal disease, uncontrolled diabetes, circulatory insufficiency due to shock or severe dehydration, extracorporeal circulation of blood, cardiac arrest and severe primary lactic acidosis. Sodium Bicarbonate is also known as sodium hydrogen carbonate.
- LVP glass containers per tray (25 x 50 ml)
- Size: 50 ml Glass Flip-Top Vials, 50 MeQ (1 MeQ/Ml)
- 4.2 grams (84 mg/ml)
- National Drug Code: 0409-6625-02
Note: Check with you doctor before using Sodium Bicarbonate for injection or any other medications.
Symptoms of Metabolic Acidosis:
Although symptoms can differ, someone with metabolic acidosis will often:
- Breathe fast
- Have a fast heartbeat
- Have a headache
- Be confused
- Feel weak
- Feel tired
- Have little desire to eat
- Feel sick to their stomach
- Throw up
Fruity-smelling breath is a classic symptom of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA).
If you have these symptoms, call your doctor. You'll probably need to go to the hospital if they're severe.
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