Addex-Ammonium chloride uses, dose and side effects


4 mmol / mL concentrate for infusion solution
Ammonium chloride

1. What Addex-Ammonium Chloride is and what it is used for

Addex-Ammonium chloride is a concentrated solution which, after dilution, is given by healthcare professionals as a drip into a blood vessel ( intravenous infusion ). It belongs to a group of medicines called electrolyte solutions. Addex-Ammonium chloride is used when the pH of the blood is elevated (so-called metabolic alkalosis ), which can be the result of persistent vomiting, for example.

2. What you need to know before you use Addex-Ammonium Chloride

Do not use Addex-Ammonium Chloride

  • if you have severe liver damage.

Warnings and cautions

Talk to your doctor or nurse before using Addex-Ammonium Chloride if you have:

  • hepatic impairment
  • renal impairment.

Other medicines and Addex-Ammonium chloride

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken, or might take any other medicines.

Pregnancy and breastfeeding

No known risks at recommended doses . If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before using this medicine.

Driving and using machines

Addex-Ammonium chloride has no known effects on the ability to drive and use machines.

How to take Addex-Ammonium Chloride

You will receive this medicine by a drip into a blood vessel ( intravenous infusion ). The infusion rate and the amount of solution you receive depend on your condition. Your doctor will decide what is the right dose for you.

If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or nurse.

4. Possible side effects

When recommended dosing instructions have been followed, no side effects of Addex-Ammonium Chloride have been reported.

Reporting of side effects

If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly to the Medical Products Agency, By reporting side effects, you can help increase drug safety information.

5. How to store Addex-Ammonium Chloride

Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.

Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the label after EXP. The expiration date is the last day of the specified month.

6. Contents of the packaging and other information

Content declaration

  • The active substance is ammonium chloride 4 mmol/ml.
  • The other ingredient is water for injections.

What the medicine looks like and the contents of the pack

Addex-Ammonium chloride is packaged in vials.

Pack size: 10 x 20 ml.

Marketing Authorization Holder and Manufacturer

Fresenius Kabi AB

751 74 Uppsala

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