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Sodium Acetate

Sodium Acetate Side Effects Center

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

Sodium Acetate is an electrolyte replenisher used as a source of sodium, for addition to intravenous (IV) fluids to prevent or correct low levels of sodium in the blood (hyponatremia). This medication is available in generic form. Common side effects include sodium overload.

Sodium Acetate Injection is administered intravenously only after dilution in a larger volume of fluid. The dose and rate of administration depends on the individual needs of the patient. Sodium Acetate may interact with other drugs. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. During pregnancy, Sodium Acetate should be used only if prescribed. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Our Sodium Acetate 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.

What is Prescribing information?

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

Sodium Acetate FDA Prescribing Information: Side Effects
(Adverse Reactions)

SIDE EFFECTS

Sodium overload can occur with intravenous infusion of excessive amounts of sodium-containing solutions. See WARNINGS and PRECAUTIONS.

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Sodium Acetate (Sodium Acetate Injection) »

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