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Sodium Lactate

(sodium lactate (sodium lactate injection in aviva) injection in aviva)
Injection USP


Sodium Lactate Injection, USP, 50 mEq (5 mEq/mL) is a sterile, nonpyrogenic, concentrated solution of sodium lactate (sodium lactate injection in aviva) in Water for Injection for additive use only after dilution by intravenous route as an electrolyte replen-isher and systemic alkalizer. It should not be administered undiluted.

Sodium lactate (sodium lactate injection in aviva) is chemically designated as propanoic acid, 2-hydroxy-,monosodium salt and has the following structural formula:


C3H5NaO3               112.1

A 60% aqueous solution is miscible in water.

Each mLcontains: Sodium lactate (sodium lactate injection in aviva) anhydrous 560 mg (5 mEq each of Na+ and lactate anion); Water for Injection q.s. Hydrochloric acid and/ or sodium hydroxide for pH adjustment.

The solution contains no bacteriostat, antimicrobial agent or added buffer. The osmolar concentration is 10 mOsmol/mL (calc.). When diluted with Sterile Water for Injection to make a 1/6 molar solution, the pH of sodium lactate (sodium lactate injection in aviva) solution lies between 6.0 and 7.3.

Last reviewed on RxList: 1/16/2009
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