Sodium Bicarbonate Fresenius Kabi – Sodium bicarbonate uses, dose and side effects


50 mg / ml solution for infusion
sodium bicarbonate

What Sodium Bicarbonate Fresenius Kabi is and what it is used for

Sodium bicarbonate Fresenius Kabi is a solution that counteracts acidification of the blood (metabolic acidosis ), which can occur during, for example, cardiac arrest.

Sodium bicarbonate contained in sodium bicarbonate Fresenius Kabi may also be approved for the treatment of other conditions not mentioned in this product information. Ask your doctor, pharmacist, or other healthcare professionals if you have any further questions, and always follow their instructions.

What you need to know before you are given Sodium Bicarbonate Fresenius Kabi

Do not use Sodium Bicarbonate Fresenius Kabi

  • if you are allergic to sodium bicarbonate,
  • if you have difficulty getting enough oxygen ( respiratory insufficiency with arterial carbon dioxide pressure above 6.5-7 kPa).

Warnings and cautions

Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or nurse before receiving Sodium Bicarbonate Fresenius Kabi if you have:

  • impaired cardiac and renal function,
  • insulin-treated diabetes .

Other medicines and Sodium Bicarbonate Fresenius Kabi

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

Pregnancy, breastfeeding and fertility

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant, or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine. There are no known risks for this medicine.

Driving and using machines

There are no known risks for this medicine.

How to give Sodium Bicarbonate Fresenius Kabi

Your doctor will decide on a dose based on your condition and the underlying cause. Sodium bicarbonate Fresenius Kabi will be given to you by healthcare professionals, as a drip into a blood vessel ( intravenous infusion ).

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

Possible side effects

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. This drug has no known side effects at the recommended dosage

How to store sodium bicarbonate Fresenius Kabi

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

Sodium bicarbonate should be used immediately after opening. If not used directly, the healthcare professional is responsible for proper storage and use.

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

Do not use this medicine if the solution has precipitated during storage.

Contents of the pack and other information

Content declaration

  • The active substance is sodium bicarbonate.
  • The other ingredient is water for injections.

What the medicine looks like and contents of the pack

The infusion solution is clear and colorless.

Glass bottle 100 ml, 10×100 ml, closed with a gray rubber stopper of ethylene-propylene terpolymer.

Marketing Authorization Holder and Manufacturer

Marketing Authorisation Holder

Fresenius Kabi AB

751 74 Uppsala



Box 3076

903 03 Umeå


Fresenius Kabi AB

Ramsgate 7

751 74 Uppsala

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