Which medications in the drug class Alkalinizing agent are used in the treatment of Metabolic Acidosis in Emergency Medicine?

Updated: Oct 05, 2018
  • Author: Antonia Quinn, DO; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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Answer

Alkalinizing agent

This agent is used in the treatment of metabolic acidosis.

Sodium bicarbonate (Neut)

Bicarbonate ion is produced when it dissociates and neutralizes the hydrogen ions and raises urinary and blood pH.


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