Tribonate – Trometamol uses, dose and side effects


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What Tribonat is and what it is used for

Tribonate is a medicine that counteracts acidification of the blood (metabolic/respiratory acidosis ). Tribonate is also used in heart-lung machines.

The active substances found in Tribonat may also be approved to treat other diseases not mentioned in this product information. Ask your doctor, pharmacist, or another healthcare professional if you have any further questions, and always follow their instructions.

What you need to know before using Tribonat

Do not use Tribonate

  • if you are allergic to any of the active substances trometamol, sodium bicarbonate, disodium phosphate, or any other ingredient in this medicine (listed in section 6).
  • if you have problems with the oxygenation of the blood (arterial carbon dioxide pressure above 6.5-7 kPa).

Warnings and precautions

Talk to a doctor or nurse before using Tribonat:

  • if you have impaired kidney function

Other medicines and Tribonate

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are using, have recently used, or might be using other medicines.

There are no known interactions between Tribonat and other medicines.

Pregnancy, breastfeeding, and fertility

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant, or are planning to have a baby, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

There is no information on the use of Tribonat in pregnant or lactating women.

Driving ability and use of machinery

Tribonat has no known effects on the ability to drive and use machines.

You are responsible for assessing whether you are fit to drive a motor vehicle or perform work that requires increased attention. One of the factors that can affect your ability in these respects is the use of drugs due to their effects and/or side effects. A description of these effects and side effects can be found in other sections. Read all the information in this leaflet for guidance. Discuss with your doctor or pharmacist if you are unsure.

How to use Tribonat

This medicine is given by healthcare professionals into a vein ( intravenously ) via a drip.

The doctor will decide how much infusion solution you need. It depends, among other things, on your individual need for fluid and salts, how old you are and how much you weigh.

Possible side effects

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

Has been reported (occurring in an unknown number of users):

  • inflammation of a superficial blood vessel ( thrombophlebitis )

How to store Tribonat

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

Use before the expiry date stated on the label. The expiration date is the last day of the specified month.

Contents of the packaging and other information

Contents declaration

  • The active substance is trometamol, sodium bicarbonate, disodium phosphate (anhydrous)
  • Other ingredients are acetic acid (concentrated) and water for injections.

Appearance and package sizes of the medicine

The solution is clear and colorless.

Glass infusion bottle with a chlorobutyl rubber stopper.

100 ml

10 x 100 ml

Marketing authorization holder and manufacturer

Marketing Authorisation Holder

Fresenius Kabi AB

751 74 Uppsala


Apotekets Produktion & Laboratorier AB

Formvägen 5B

906 21 Umeå


Fresenius Kabi AB

Ramsgate 7

751 74 Uppsala

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