What should I do if I overdose on sodium chloride?

If you overdose on sodium chloride, you should seek emergency medical attention. Having too much sodium chloride in your body may lead to more serious side effects. Symptoms of overdose include:

  • stomach cramps
  • diarrhea
  • nausea
  • shortness of breath or irregular breathing
  • swelling in the hands or feet
  • irritability or restlessness
  • seizures
  • a fast or irregular heartbeat

To reduce your risk for sodium chloride overdose, make sure you take this medication exactly as prescribed by your doctor.

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