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Sodium Bicarbonate 8.4%

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Sodium Bicarbonate 8.4%

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Manufacturer: Vedco

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.

Dosage:

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.

Contains

Each mL contains:

Sodium bicarbonate (equal to 1 mEq/mL)

84 mg

Water for injection

q.s.

Packaged

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

Warning

This 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

NAC No.: 10941861

VEDCO, INC.
5503 CORPORATE DR., ST. JOSEPH, MO, 64507
Telephone:   816-238-8840
Toll-Free:   888-708-3326 (888-70VEDCO)
Fax:   816-238-1837
Website:   www.vedco.com
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