Sodium Bicarbonate (Sodiheal 500) 500 mg tablet is a white, crystalline powder that is commonly used in neutralizing the stomach acid. It is used to provide relief in dyspepsia, heartburn and flatulence.
Drug = Sodium Bicarbonate
Number of Pills Per Order = 10
Strength = 500 mg
Manufacturer = Healing Pharma
How To Take Sodium Bicarbonate (Sodiheal 500) 500 mg
This medicine should be taken 1 to 3 hours after meals. Try to take it at the same time each day.
Sodium bicarbonate must be taken regularly for it to be effective. Continue taking this medicine even when you feel better. Do not stop taking it unless instructed by the doctor.
Take Sodium bicarbonate precisely as directed by your doctor or according to the instructions on the label. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.
Dosage of Sodium Bicarbonate (Sodiheal 500) 500 mg
Adult: Urine alkalinization: Up to 10 g/day in divided doses with sufficient fluid intake. Chronic metabolic acidosis ≥4.8 g/day as needed.
Dyspepsia: 1-5 g when needed.
If you miss a dose, skip the missed dose and return to your regular dosing schedule. If you often forget to take your medicine, let your doctor and pharmacist know.
Do not double a dose under any circumstances.
If you think you may have used Sodium Bicarbonate more than the usual dose, please seek medical help immediately.
People with the following medical conditions should not take Sodium Bicarbonate:
- Metabolic or respiratory alkalosis
- Severe pulmonary edema
Sodium Bicarbonate may have the following side effects:
- Metabolic alkalosis
- Mood changes
- Shortness of breath
- Muscle weakness
- Irregular heartbeat
- Muscle hypertonicity
- Stomach cramps
Do not use Sodium bicarbonate in people with the following conditions:
- Pulmonary edema
Inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any of these medicines:
Inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics such as traditional Chinese medicines, supplements, and non-prescription medicines.
This list does not include all medicines that may interact with Sodium bicarbonate.
How Sodium Bicarbonate (Sodiheal 500) 500 mg Work?
Sodium bicarbonate elevates the pH in the blood and urinary system by dissociation to provide bicarbonate ions, which neutralizes the hydrogen ion concentration. It also neutralizes gastric acid through the production of carbon dioxide.
Sodium Bicarbonate is used to treat the following conditions:
- Severe metabolic acidosis
- Chronic metabolic acidosis
- Urine alkalinization
Special Precautions and Connected Warnings
Take special precautions if you have the following conditions:
- Congestive heart failure
- Renal impairment
- Liver cirrhosis
- Monitor serum electrolyte concentrations and acid-base status regularly during treatment of acidosis
- Pregnancy and lactation
- Avoid alcohol
- Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children.
- Do not use sodium bicarbonate that is expired or out of date.