Medication Information Leaflet
Sodium chloride and dextrose tablets increase the sodium levels in the blood. It is for people with low sodium levels.
Some people may be required to take this medication long term.
Take exactly as your healthcare professional has told you.
Do not stop your medication without checking with your healthcare professional.
If you forget to take a dose, do it as soon as you remember. Then take your next dose at the usual time. Do not take two doses to make up for the missed dose.
Inform your healthcare professional if:
You are allergic to this medication or any other ingredients in this medication
You are on a low-sodium diet
You are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding
The side effect for sodium chloride and dextrose tablets is usually mild and generally well tolerated. It includes the following:
This symptom may happen but should get better over time. Check with your healthcare professional if this symptom does not get better or if it worsens.
The symptoms of a drug allergy include one or more of the following:
Difficulty in breathing
Itchy skin rashes over your whole body
If you experience any of these symptoms, you should stop your medication and see your healthcare professional immediately.
Check with your doctor or pharmacist before taking any other medications, including over-the-counter medications, supplements, traditional medications and herbal remedies.
Store in a cool and dry place, away from light. Keep this medication away from children.
Discard the medication into a black trash bag and seal it tightly before throwing it into the rubbish chute or bin.
Please take note that the above is not a complete list of all possible side effects. If you have any concerns about your medication or if you have other side effects that you think are caused by this medication, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.
If you take more than the recommended dose, please seek medical advice immediately. The information provided on this page does not replace information from your healthcare professional. Please consult your healthcare professional for more information.
This article is jointly developed by members of the National Medication Information workgroup. The workgroup consists of cluster partners (National Healthcare Group, National University Health System and SingHealth), community pharmacies (Guardian, Unity and Watsons) and Pharmaceutical Society of Singapore. The content does not reflect drug availability and supply information in pharmacies and healthcare institutions. You are advised to check with the respective institutions for such information.
Last reviewed on Apr 2023
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