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- Sodium Bicarbonate 8.4% Indications
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Sodium Bicarbonate 8.4%This treatment applies to the following species:
STERILE NONPYROGENIC SOLUTION
The total osmolar concentration of this product is approximately 2,000 mOsm/L.
Sodium Bicarbonate 8.4% Indications
For the treatment of metabolic acidosis.
Administer intravenously. Sodium Bicarbonate is often given with other intravenous fluids for the less urgent forms of metabolic acidosis. The amount of bicarbonate to be given over a 4- to 8-hour period is approximately 2-5 mEq per kg of body weight, or 1-2.5 mL per lb., depending upon the severity of the acidosis.
Each mL contains:
Sodium bicarbonate (equal to 1 mEq/mL)
Water for injection
100 mL and 500 mL Bottles
SOLD TO VETERINARIANS ONLY
Sodium Bicarbonate 8.4% Caution
Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.
Store at a controlled room temperature between 15 and 30 C (59-86F).
TAKE TIME - OBSERVE LABEL DIRECTIONS
WarningThis is a sterile single dose vial. No preservatives have been added. Discard unused portion after use. Do not use if solution is hazy, cloudy, or contains a precipitate.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN
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