Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Sodium bicarbonate

Contributor(s): John Dodam, Vetstream Ltd

Introduction

Name

  • Sodium bicarbonate.

Class of drug

  • Electrolyte.

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

Quinidine

  • Alkalinization of urine by sodium bicarbonate decreases the excretion of quinidine.

Sympathomimetic drugs

  • Alkalinization of urine by sodium bicarbonate decreases the excretion.

Aspirin

  • Increases the excretion of aspirin.

Phenobarbitone

  • Increases the excretion of phenobarbitone.

Tetracyclines (especially doxycycline)

  • Increases the excretion of tetracyclines.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • BSAVA Small Animal Formulary. Ramsey I (2017) 9th edn. 

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