Sodium Bicarbonate Injection, USP is a sterile,
nonpyrogenic, hypertonic solution of sodium
) in water for injection
by the intravenous
route as an electrolyte
replenisher and systemic
Solutions are offered in concentrations of 4.2%, 5.0%, 7.5% and
8.4%. See table in HOW
SUPPLIED section for contents and characteristics.
Solution in LVP container
has 0.9 mg/mL of edetate disodium, anhydrous added as a stabilizer.
The solutions contain no
agent or added buffer
and are intended only for use as a single-dose injection. When smaller
doses are required, the unused portion should be discarded with
the entire unit.
Sodium bicarbonate, 84 mg
is equal to one milliequivalent
each of Na+ and HCO3. Sodium Bicarbonate, USP is chemically
designated NaHCO3 , a white
soluble in water.
Water for Injection USP is chemically designated H2O.