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sodium chloride (inhalation) (cont.)


What happens if I miss a dose (Broncho Saline, Hyper-Sal, Sodium Chloride, Inhalation)?

Since sodium chloride inhalation is sometimes used only as needed, you may not be on a dosing schedule. If you are using the medication regularly, use the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to use the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.

What happens if I overdose (Broncho Saline, Hyper-Sal, Sodium Chloride, Inhalation)?

Tell your caregivers at once if you think you have used too much of this medicine.

Overdose symptoms may include increased thirst, drowsiness, restless feeling, confusion, muscle pain or weakness, nausea, vomiting, increased urination, fast heart rate, fainting, and seizure (convulsions).

What should I avoid after receiving sodium chloride inhalation (Broncho Saline, Hyper-Sal, Sodium Chloride, Inhalation)?

Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity after using sodium chloride inhalation.

What other drugs will affect sodium chloride inhalation (Broncho Saline, Hyper-Sal, Sodium Chloride, Inhalation)?

Tell your doctor about all other medications you use, especially:

  • potassium supplements;
  • a diuretic (water pill);
  • a steroid such as prednisone, fluticasone (Advair), mometasone (Asmanex, Nasonex), dexamethasone (Decadron, Hexadrol) and others;
  • blood pressure medications; or
  • medications that contain sodium, such as Alka-Seltzer or Zegrid (omeprazole and sodium bicarbonate).

This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with sodium chloride inhalation. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.

Where can I get more information?

Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about sodium chloride inhalation.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

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