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Sodium Acetate

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Sodium Acetate

Overdosage
Contraindications

OVERDOSE

In the event of overdosage, discontinue infusion containing sodium acetate immediately and institute corrective therapy as indicated to reduce elevated serum sodium levels, and restore acid-base balance if necessary. See WARNINGS, PRECAUTIONS and ADVERSE REACTIONS.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Sodium Acetate (sodium acetate (sodium acetate (sodium acetate injection) injection) injection) Injection, USP 40 mEq is contraindicated in patients with hypernatremia or fluid retention.

Last reviewed on RxList: 5/19/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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