Sodium Acetate
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Sodium Acetate?

(SOW dee um AS e tate)

• This medicine is used to treat high acid levels in the blood.

• This medicine is used in nutrition to meet the daily sodium needs.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have a weakened heart, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Low calcium levels.

• Swelling.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison control center or emergency department immediately.

• Signs of a life-threatening reaction. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; fits; or...

 
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