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Uses of Sodium Acetate
Sodium Acetate is used in the treatment of:
Sodium Acetate is used in the prevention of:
This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Sodium Acetate Brand Names
Sodium Acetate may be found in some form under the following brand names:
BSS Ophthalmic Solution
Dextrose 5% and Plasma-Lyte 148
Freamine III 3
Isolyte S and 5% Dextrose
Normosol-R and 5% Dextrose
Plasma-Lyte M in 5 % Dextrose
Plasma-Lyte R in 5 % Dextrose
Travasol 8.5 Electrolytes
Trophamine 10 %
Trophamine 6 %
Sodium Acetate Drug Class
Sodium Acetate is part of the drug class:
Sodium Acetate Interactions
Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your doctor if you take:
- EPHEDRINE/SODIUM ACETATE
- PSEUDOEPHEDRINE/SODIUM ACETATE
This is not a complete list of Sodium Acetatedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Sodium Acetate and Pregnancy
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.
Sodium Acetate falls into category C:
In animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication and had some babies born with problems. No well-controlled studies have been done in humans, though. Therefore, this medication may be used if the potential benefits to the mother outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.
There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. Sodium Acetate should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.
No studies have been done in animals, and no well-controlled studies have been done in pregnant women. Sodium Acetate should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.
Sodium Acetate Dosage
Take sodium acetate exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.
The Sodium Acetate dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):
- the condition being treated
- other medical conditions you have
- other medications you are taking
- how you respond to this medication
- your weight
- your height
- your age
- your gender
Sodium Acetate is available in the following doses:
- Ophthalmic Irrigation, Intraocular Balanced Salt Solution Ophthalmic Solution
- Physiological Irrigating Solution Physiolyte Irrigation Solution
- Physiological Irrigating Solution Physiosol Irrigation Solution
- Sodium Acetate 2 Meq/ml Intravenous Solution
- Sodium Acetate 4 Meq/ml Intravenous Solution
- Sodium Acetate Compounding Powder
Forms of Medication
Sodium Acetate is available in the following forms:
- Injectable Solution
- Irrigation Solution
- Ophthalmic Solution