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Sodium Lactate

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Sodium Lactate

Overdosage
Contraindications

OVERDOSE

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

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Sodium Lactate (sodium lactate injection in aviva) Injection is contraindicated in patients suffering from hypernatremia or fluid retention.

It should not be used in conditions in which lactate levels are increased (e.g., shock, congestive heart failure, respiratory alkalosis) or in which utilization of lactate is diminished (e.g., anoxia, beriberi).

NOT FOR USE IN THE TREATMENT OF LACTIC ACIDOSIS.

Last reviewed on RxList: 1/16/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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