North Central London
Joint Formulary
9 Nutrition and blood
09-02-01-03 Oral bicarbonate

Sodium Bicarbonate oral

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Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • Oral solution - unlicensed preparation, (5mmol / 5mL) also available for correction of acidosis in paediatric patients
  • RFL:
    • 500mg capsules and 1mmol/mL oral solution stocked
  • RNOH:
    • No restriction stated
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • The use of sodium bicarbonate capsules is restricted to the Renal team only. Caps 500 mg containing approximately 6 mmol of Na+ and HCO3-

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Potassium Bicarbonate
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