Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before having sodium bicarbonate injection.
If your condition does not improve or becomes worse, then call your doctor.
Driving or operating machinery is okay as it is unlikely to affect your ability to do so.
Do NOT use sodium bicarbonate injection if:
- You are allergic to any of the ingredients;
- Your breathing is faster or slower than usual;
- You have any blood abnormalities;
- You are having difficulty passing urine or are passing more urine than usual;
- You are dehydrated;
- You have high blood pressure;
- You have problems with your liver;
- You have heart problems;
- You are suffering from eclampsia.
There is little evidence with regards to the use of sodium bicarbonate injection during pregnancy or breast feeding, so consult your doctor or health care professional before taking Sodium Bicarbonate Injection.
Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. If you are self-treating and your acid problems last or get worse after you have used this product for 2 weeks, or if you think you may have a serious medical problem, get medical help right away.
Some products that may interact with this drug are: acetazolamide, aspirin and other salicylates (such as salsalate), corticosteroids (such as prednisone), memantine, medications with a special coating to protect the stomach (enteric coating).
This medication can decrease the effectiveness of certain drugs that need stomach acid to work, including ampicillin, atazanavir, certain azole antifungals (such as ketoconazole, itraconazole), iron supplements, pazopanib, sucralfate, among others. Before using this medication, ask your doctor or pharmacist how to manage this possible interaction.