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Who should not take sodium chloride?

Certain people should not take sodium chloride because of an increased risk of side effects. If you are allergic to sodium chloride or any of its ingredients, you should not take it. People with high levels of sodium in their blood should also not take sodium chloride. Sodium chloride may not be recommended for people with high blood pressure, congestive heart failure, kidney problems, and fluid retention in their lungs or limbs. Some forms of sodium chloride may not be safe for children or pregnant women. Talk to your doctor before starting treatment with sodium chloride.

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