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Medications for Metabolic Acidosis

Drugs associated with Metabolic Acidosis

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

What is Metabolic Acidosis: Metabolic acidosis is a disturbance of the body acid-base balance in which there is excessive acidity of the blood. Metabolic acidosis can occur as a result of many different diseases, such as kidney failure, poisoning, diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), and shock.

Many of these conditions are life-threatening. In addition, metabolic acidosis, if severe, may lead to shock or death. In some situations, metabolic acidosis can be a mild, chronic condition.

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sodium bicarbonate Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: sodium bicarbonate systemic

Brand name:  Neut

Drug class: antacids, minerals and electrolytes, urinary pH modifiers

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Neut Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: sodium bicarbonate systemic

Drug class: antacids, minerals and electrolytes, urinary pH modifiers

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Tham Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: tromethamine systemic

Drug class: minerals and electrolytes, miscellaneous genitourinary tract agents

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Polycitra Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: citric acid / potassium citrate / sodium citrate systemic

Drug class: minerals and electrolytes

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Tricitrates Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: citric acid / potassium citrate / sodium citrate systemic

Drug class: minerals and electrolytes

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Cytra-3 Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: citric acid / potassium citrate / sodium citrate systemic

Drug class: minerals and electrolytes

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citric acid / potassium citrate / sodium citrate Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: citric acid / potassium citrate / sodium citrate systemic

Brand names:  Polycitra, Tricitrates, Cytra-3, Polycitra-LC

Drug class: minerals and electrolytes

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Polycitra-LC Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: citric acid / potassium citrate / sodium citrate systemic

Drug class: minerals and electrolytes

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tromethamine Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: tromethamine systemic

Brand name:  Tham

Drug class: minerals and electrolytes, miscellaneous genitourinary tract agents

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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
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OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N The drug is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug under medical supervision.
2 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse of the drug may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 The drug has a potential for abuse less than the drugs in schedules 1 and 2. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 3. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 3.
5 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 4. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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