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Sodium Bicarbonate

5% Sodium Bicarbonate Injection, USP (sodium bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate 5% injection) 5% injection)

DRUG DESCRIPTION

5% Sodium Bicarbonate Injection, USP (sodium bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate 5% injection) 5% injection) is a sterile, nonpyrogenic solution of Sodium Bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate 5% injection) , USP in Water for Injection, USP. It contains no antimicrobial agent. Composition, osmolarity, pH and ionic concentration are shown below.

  Composition   Ionic Concentration (mEq/L)
  Sodium Bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate 5% injection) , USP
(NaHCO3) (g/L)
Osmolarity
(mOsmol/L) (calc.)
*pH Sodium Bicarbonate
5% Sodium Bicarbonate Injection, USP 50 1190 8 (7.0 to 8.5) 595 595
Approximately 0.007% edetate disodium added as a stabilizer.
*pH adjusted with carbon dioxide.

Last reviewed on RxList: 9/16/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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