SODIUM CHLORIDE

SODIUM CHLORIDE

Brand Name & Strength

Sodium Chloride 20 g/100 ml

Reconstitution

Not required

Further Dilution

Dilute the calculated amount of Sodium Chloride with 250 ml diluent (maximum osmolarity: 800 mOsm/l)

Diluent

D5

Administration & Infusion rate

IV infusion

Maximum infusion rate depending on the prevailing clinical situation

Storage & Stability

RT

(<25 oC)

Fridge

(2 – 8 oC)

After Reconstitution

- -

After dilution

Use immediately or within 4 hr -

Remarks

Do not use undiluted Care should be taken to add the Sodium Chloride concentrate to the infusion solution under strictly aseptic conditions immediately before setting up the infusion. After mixing the infusion bottle should be gently shaken Infuse slow IV to minimise risk of pulmonary oedema.