Sodium Acetate

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  • Acidosis
  • Hyponatremia

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Uses of Sodium Acetate

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Sodium Acetate is used in the treatment of:

  • Acidosis

Sodium Acetate is used in the prevention of:

  • Hyponatremia

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Sodium Acetate Brand Names

Sodium Acetate Drug Class

Sodium Acetate is part of the drug class:

Sodium Acetate Interactions

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your doctor if you take:

  • EPHEDRINE/SODIUM ACETATE
  • PSEUDOEPHEDRINE/SODIUM ACETATE

This is not a complete list of Sodium Acetatedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Sodium Acetate and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Sodium Acetate falls into category C:

In animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication and had some babies born with problems. No well-controlled studies have been done in humans, though. Therefore, this medication may be used if the potential benefits to the mother outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.

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There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. Sodium Acetate should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.

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No studies have been done in animals, and no well-controlled studies have been done in pregnant women. Sodium Acetate should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.

Sodium Acetate Dosage

Take sodium acetate exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Sodium Acetate dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Sodium Acetate is available in the following doses:

  • Ophthalmic Irrigation, Intraocular Balanced Salt Solution Ophthalmic Solution
  • Physiological Irrigating Solution Physiolyte Irrigation Solution
  • Physiological Irrigating Solution Physiosol Irrigation Solution
  • Sodium Acetate 2 Meq/ml Intravenous Solution
  • Sodium Acetate 4 Meq/ml Intravenous Solution
  • Sodium Acetate Compounding Powder

Forms of Medication

Sodium Acetate is available in the following forms:

  • Injectable Solution
  • Irrigation Solution
  • Ophthalmic Solution