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Brand name: Sodium Acetate (DBL) TM

Active ingredients: acetate

What it is used for

Sodium Acetate Concentrated Injection is indicated for inclusion in total parenteral nutrition (TPN) solutions as an electrolyte source. Sodium acetate may also be added to parenteral solution to increase pH. Sodium Acetate Concentrated Injection may be used for the treatment of hyponatraemia (sodium depletion) states, in cases where oral sodium therapy is contraindicated or not tolerated.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Intravenous. This medicine or fluids is given through a needle or tube (catheter) inserted into a vein.

  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 5 Years.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Clear colourless solution

Do I need a prescription?

We are unable to tell you if you need a prescription for this medicine. You can ask your pharmacist.This medicine is Not Scheduled.

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Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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