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Sodium bicarbonate

Contributor(s): John Dodam

Introduction

Name

  • Sodium bicarbonate.

Class of drug

  • Electrolyte.

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs



Quinidine
  • Alkalinization of urine by sodium bicarbonate decreases the excretion of quinidine.
Sympathomimetic drugs
  • Alkalinization of urine by sodium bicarbonate decreases the excretion.
Aspirin
  • Increases the excretion of aspirin.
Phenobarbitone
  • Increases the excretion of phenobarbitone.
Tetracyclines (especially doxycycline)
  • Increases the excretion of tetracyclines.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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