Not a healthcare professional? Go to the patient or caregiver website.

SODIUM CHLORIDE INJECTION Description (Sodium Chloride 23.4% Pharmacy Bulk Package Vial)

DESCRIPTION

23.4% Sodium Chloride Injection, USP Additive Solution is a sterile, nonpyrogenic, concentrated solution for intravenous administration ONLY AFTER DILUTION to replenish electrolytes. The preparations contain 23.4 g of sodium chloride (400 mEq each of Na+ and Cl-) in Water for Injection, USP.

The solution contains no bacteriostat, antimicrobial agent or added buffer. The additive may contain sodium hydroxide and/or hydrochloric acid for pH adjustment. The pH is 5.0 (4.5 to 7.0). The specific gravity is 1.15, and the osmolarity is 8.01 mOsmol/L (calc).

Sodium Chloride, USP is chemically designated NaCl, a white crystalline compound freely soluble in water. The molecular weight is 58.44 g/mol.

The Pharmacy Bulk Package is a sterile dosage form which contains multiple single doses for preparation of admixtures for intravenous infusion (see DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION).

Did you find an answer to your question? Yes No
Did you find an answer to your question? Yes No