Sodium Phenylacetate and Sodium Benzoate
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Sodium Phenylacetate and Sodium Benzoate?

(SOW dee um fen il AS e tate & SOW dee um BENZ oh ate)

• This medicine is used to treat urea cycle disorder.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

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

• If you have liver 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?

• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent meals, frequent mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help.

• High blood sugar.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison...

 
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