Which medications in the drug class Alkalinizing Agents are used in the treatment of Reye Syndrome?

Updated: Apr 02, 2018
  • Author: Debra L Weiner, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Kirsten A Bechtel, MD  more...
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Alkalinizing Agents

Bicarbonate treatment is controversial due to paradoxical CNS acidosis.

Sodium bicarbonate

Administration of sodium bicarbonate 0.25-2mEq/kg can be considered for acidosis with a pH <7.0-7.2


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