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Background and Date of Approval

Sodium Chloride is a health supplement drug developed by the U.S. Food And Drug Administration and initially approved on 27 July 2006, for treating sodium chloride deficiency.

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It contains sodium and chloride ions, which are essential electrolytes for various bodily functions. Sodium regulates water distribution and fluid balance, while chloride is important for maintaining acid-base balance. This tablet helps replenish these electrolytes when they are deficient.

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Sodium Chloride helps to treat sodium chloride deficiency. It is a condition caused by an insufficient level of essential electrolytes in the body. Sodium and chloride are electrolytes that play major roles in maintaining proper fluid balance, osmotic pressure, and acid-base equilibrium within bodily fluids.

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Take the Sodium Chloride as advised by your physician. Do not crush, chew, or open the medicine. Your physician will decide the correct dosage and duration based on age, body weight, and disease condition. Only stop taking the capsule if your doctor advises you to stop.

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This drug is contraindicated in individuals with known hypersensitivity or allergy to it or its component. Stop taking this tablet and contact your doctor immediately if you develop a rash or skin symptoms. Sodium Chloride should not be used by individuals with certain medical conditions, including fluid retention, heart failure, aldosteronism, and high blood pressure. If you have intestinal disorders or difficulty drinking enough water, consult your doctor before using this drug. 


Talk to your physician before taking Sodium Chloride if you have a condition of the intestines such as Crohn's disease, diverticulitis, or stricture (band) formation and if you've undergone major abdominal surgery. These conditions impact how your body absorbs and processes the medication. Report to your doctor if you are pregnant, suspecting, or planning for the pregnancy before starting the treatment. Please consult with your doctor for more advice before breastfeeding your baby.

Side Effects

Sodium Chloride is generally safe to consume and is not associated with significant side effects. However, consult your physician for more advice if you experience any unfamiliar side effects.

Word Of Advice

Sodium Chloride contains sodium, which can affect fluid balance in the body. If you're not able to drink enough water, it could lead to imbalances in electrolytes and fluid levels. It's necessary to discuss this concern with your physician before starting this drug to ensure that your fluid intake can be managed appropriately.

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The drug information on this page is not a substitute for medical advice; it is meant for educational purposes only. For further details, consult your doctor about your medical condition to know if you are eligible to receive this treatment.