Sodium lactate

Generic Medicine Info
Indications and Dosage
Fluid and electrolyte imbalance
Adult: Dosage depends on the age, weight and clinical condition of the patient as well as laboratory determinations.
Renal Impairment
Dosage adjustments may be required.
Treatment of lactic acidosis.
Special Precautions
Heart failure, oedema, renal impairment, hypertension, eclampsia or aldosteronism. Patients who are taking corticosteroids or salt-retaining patients. Excessive admin may lead to hypokalaemia. Monitor fluid balance, electrolyte concentrations and acid-base balance during prolonged parenteral therapy. Not to be used as IV infusion in the treatment of metabolic acidosis, especially in seriously ill patients with poor tissue perfusion or impaired hepatic function.
Adverse Reactions
Chest pain, confusion, difficulty breathing, muscle spasms or twitches, pain, redness, unusual swelling. Febrile response, venous thrombosis, extravasation or phlebitis at the site of inj.
Drug Interactions
Caution when used in patients receiving corticosteroids or corticotropin.
Description: Sodium lactate is a sterile, nonpyrogenic solution that is used for fluid and electrolyte replenishment. It has metabolic alkalinising ability and is capable of inducing diuresis depending on the clinical condition of the patient.
Metabolism: Lactate ions are metabolised to carbon dioxide and water, which requires the consumption of hydrogen cations.
MIMS Class
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