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Sodium Lactate

In the US, Sodium Lactate (sodium lactate systemic) is a member of the following drug classes: minerals and electrolytes, urinary pH modifiers.

US matches:

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Food additive (e number)

Pharmaceutic aid

Gynecological antiinfective and antiseptic

Used in electrolyte solutions

Chemical Names

Propanoic acid, 2-hydroxy-, monosodium salt (USAN)

Sodium 2-hydroxypropionate

Foreign Names

  • Natrii lactatis (Latin)
  • Natrium lactat (German)
  • Lactate de sodium (French)
  • Lactato de sodio (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Sodium Lactate (OS: JAN)
  • E 325 (IS: E Number)
  • Lactato sodico (IS)
  • Natrii lactas (IS)
  • Natriumlactat (IS)
  • Natriumlaktat (IS)
  • Sodio lattato (IS)
  • Sodium Lactate (IS: INCI)
  • Sodium lactate (IS)

Brand Names


ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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