Sodium Bicarbonate

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  • Other
  • Acidosis, Renal Tubular
  • Drug Overdose
  • Drug Toxicity
  • Dyspepsia
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux
  • Heart Arrest
  • Heartburn
  • Hyperkalemia

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Uses of Sodium Bicarbonate

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Sodium Bicarbonate is used in the treatment of:

  • Acidosis, Renal Tubular
  • Dyspepsia
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux
  • Heart Arrest
  • Heartburn
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Drug Overdose

Sodium Bicarbonate is used in the prevention of:

  • Drug Toxicity

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

Sodium Bicarbonate Brand Names

Sodium Bicarbonate Drug Class

Sodium Bicarbonate is part of the drug classes:

Sodium Bicarbonate 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:

  • CIPROFLOXACIN/SODIUM BICARBONATE
  • ENOXACIN/SODIUM BICARBONATE
  • EPHEDRINE/SODIUM BICARBONATE
  • ITRACONAZOLE/SODIUM BICARBONATE
  • KETOCONAZOLE/SODIUM BICARBONATE
  • LOMEFLOXACIN/SODIUM BICARBONATE
  • PSEUDOEPHEDRINE/SODIUM BICARBONATE
  • RILPIVIRINE/SODIUM BICARBONATE
  • SODIUM BICARBONATE/TETRACYCLINE

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

Sodium Bicarbonate 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 Bicarbonate 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 Bicarbonate 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 Bicarbonate should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.

Sodium Bicarbonate Dosage

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

The Sodium Bicarbonate 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 Bicarbonate is available in the following doses:

  • Aspirin/citric Acid/sodium Bicarbonate 325 Mg-1 G-1.9 G Oral Tablet, Effervescent
  • Aspirin/citric Acid/sodium Bicarbonate 500 Mg-1 G-1.9 G Oral Tablet, Effervescent
  • Bisacodyl-peg 3350 With Electrolytes Oral Kit
  • Citric Acid/simethicone/sodium Bicarbonate 1.53 G-0.04 G-2.21g/4 G Oral Granule, Effervescent
  • Lidocaine-sodium Bicarbonate 0.9%-0.84% Injectable Solution
  • Omeprazole-sodium Bicarbonate 20 Mg-1100 Mg Oral Capsule
  • Omeprazole-sodium Bicarbonate 20 Mg-1680 Mg Oral Powder For Reconstitution
  • Omeprazole-sodium Bicarbonate 40 Mg-1100 Mg Oral Capsule
  • Omeprazole-sodium Bicarbonate 40 Mg-1680 Mg Oral Powder For Reconstitution
  • Ophthalmic Irrigation, Intraocular Balanced Salt Solution Plus Ophthalmic Solution
  • Potassium Bicarbonate-sodium Bicarbonate Oral Tablet, Effervescent
  • Potassium Bitartrate-sodium Bicarbonate 0.9 G-0.6 G Rectal Suppository
  • Sodium Bicarbonate 150 Meq/1000 Ml-d5% Intravenous Solution
  • Sodium Bicarbonate 150 Meq/1150 Ml-d5% Intravenous Solution
  • Sodium Bicarbonate 325 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Sodium Bicarbonate 4% Intravenous Solution
  • Sodium Bicarbonate 4.2% Intravenous Solution
  • Sodium Bicarbonate 5% Intravenous Solution
  • Sodium Bicarbonate 650 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Sodium Bicarbonate 7.5% Intravenous Solution
  • Sodium Bicarbonate 8.4% Intravenous Solution
  • Sodium Bicarbonate Compounding Powder
  • Sodium Bicarbonate-sodium Citrate 1940 Mg-1343 Mg Oral Tablet, Effervescent
  • Sodium Bicarbonate-sodium Citrate 780 Mg-1820 Mg Oral Granule, Effervescent
  • Sodium Bicarbonate-tartaric Acid Oral Granule, Effervescent

Forms of Medication

Sodium Bicarbonate is available in the following forms:

  • Injectable Solution
  • Mouthwash
  • Mouthwashes
  • Ophthalmic Solution
  • Oral Capsule
  • Oral Powder
  • Oral Solution
  • Oral Suspension
  • Oral Tablet
  • Prefilled Syringe
  • Rectal Suppository