Sodium Bicarbonate 8.4% (Generic) Solution for Dogs, Horses & Livestock, 100-mL

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Description

Sodium bicarbonate 8.4% is a sterile preparation of sodium bicarbonate in Water for Injection. Sodium Bicarbonate is useful in the treatment of metabolic acidosis due to a wide variety of causes.

Uses

For treatment of metabolic acidosis.

Possible Side Effects

Possible side effects may include: frequent urge to urinate, loss of appetite, nausea or vomiting, slow breathing.

Drug & Food Interactions

The following drug interactions have either been reported or are theoretical in humans or animals receiving sodium bicarbonate and may be of significance in veterinary patients: Anticholinergic agents, azole antifungals, ciprofloxacin; enroflaxcin, corticosteroids, digoxin, diuretics, ephedrine, histamine, iron products, oral medications, quinidine, salicylates, sucralfate, tetracyclines.

Precautions

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.

  1. Prescribing Information

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  • Item Number
    178088
  • Generic Name
    Sodium Bicarbonate
  • For Use With
    Dogs, Horses, Cattle, Sheep, Swine
  • Administration Form
    Injection
  • Product Form
    Solution
  • Health Condition
    Metabolic Acidosis
  • Drug Type
    Electrolyte
Ingredients
Ingredients

Sodium Bicarbonate

Instructions
Recommended Dosage

Administer intravenously. See package insert for complete directions for use and dosage information.

Storage Instructions

Store at a temperature between 59°F - 86°F. Avoid freezing

FAQ

What is Sodium Bicarbonate 8.4%?

Sodium Bicarbonate is used to treat animals that are suffering from metabolic acidosis.

What are the causes of metabolic acidosis?

Causes include accumulation of ketones and lactic acid, renal failure, and drug or toxin ingestion and GI or renal loss.

What are the symptoms of metabolic acidosis?

Symptoms and signs in severe cases include nausea and vomiting, lethargy, and hyperpnea.

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