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sodium chloride solution - intravenous

GENERIC NAME: SODIUM CHLORIDE SOLUTION - INTRAVENOUS (SOE-dee-um KLOR-ide)

Medication Uses | How To Use | Side Effects | Precautions | Drug Interactions | Overdose | Notes | Missed Dose | Storage

USES: This solution is used to supply water and salt (sodium chloride) to the body. Sodium chloride solution may also be mixed with other medications given by injection into a vein.

HOW TO USE: This solution is usually given by injection into a vein as directed by your doctor. It may be given in the hospital, in a clinic, or at home.If you are using this product at home, learn all preparation and usage instructions from your health care professional. Before using, check this product visually for particles or discoloration. If either is present, do not use the liquid. If you are mixing this solution with another medication, ask your doctor or pharmacist if it is proper to mix it with the medication. Learn how to store and discard medical supplies safely.The dosage is based on your age, weight, medical condition, and response to treatment.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014



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