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NS contains Sodium chloride solution which is a high volume parenteral used in fluid electrolyte imbalance. Sodium chloride is the major extracellular cation. It is important in electrolyte and fluid balance, osmotic pressure control and water distribution as it restores sodium ions. It is used as a source of electrolytes and water for hydration, treatment of metabolic acidosis, priming solution in haemodialysis and treatment of hyperosmolar diabetes. It is also used as diluents for infusion of compatible drug additives.
Sodium Chloride I.P. (0.9% w/v)
NS Infusion is used in short term fluid replacement after trauma and dehydration.
Direction to Use
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.
No common side effects seen.