Ligand id: 4507

Name: NaHCO3-

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Summary of Clinical Use
Used in the treatment of metabolic acidosis, occuring as a result of severe renal disease, uncontrolled diabetes, circulatory insufficiency due to shock or severe dehydration extracorporeal circulation of blood, cardiac arrest and severe primary lactic acidosis.
Mechanism Of Action and Pharmacodynamic Effects
Sodium bicarbonate reverses acidosis by increasing bicarbonate in the plasma, buffering excess hydrogen ion concentration and raising blood pH.