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Who should use sodium chloride?

Sodium chloride is used to prevent or treat sodium loss, to treat nasal dryness, and to dilute and deliver certain medications for injection and inhalation.

Sodium chloride is often given as tablets or injections in adults who need an electrolyte supplement, often due to dehydration or excessive sweating.

Sodium chloride in the form of a nasal spray is used treat adults who have dry nasal passages.

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