sodium acetatemedical dictionary


The trihydrate sodium salt of acetic acid, which is used as a source of sodium ions in solutions for haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. It has also been used as a systemic and urinary alkaliser, diuretic, and expectorant.

Pharmacological action: diuretics, expectorants, pharmaceutic aid.

(12 Dec 1998)

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