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Normal Saline

Normal Saline

Normal Saline Side Effects Center

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

Normal Saline (sodium chloride) Injection is used as a source of water and electrolytes. It is a fluid and electrolyte replenisher. This medication is available in generic form. Common side effects include fever, injection site swelling, redness, or infection.

Dosage of Normal Saline is dependent upon the age, weight and clinical condition of the patient as well as laboratory determinations. Normal Saline may interact with corticosteroids or corticotropin. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. During pregnancy, Normal Saline should be used only if prescribed. It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Our Normal Saline (sodium chloride) Injection Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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The FDA package insert formatted in easy-to-find categories for health professionals and clinicians.

Normal Saline FDA Prescribing Information: Side Effects
(Adverse Reactions)

SIDE EFFECTS

Reactions which may occur because of the solution or the technique of administration include febrile response, infection at the site of injection, venous thrombosis or phlebitis extending from the site of injection, extravasation, and hypervolemia.

If an adverse reaction does occur, discontinue the infusion, evaluate the patient, institute appropriate therapeutic countermeasures and save the remainder of the fluid for examination if deemed necessary.

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Normal Saline (Sodium Chloride Injection) »

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