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Does normal saline interact with other medications or food?

There are some medications that are not compatable with normal saline and will clump or precipitate when combined. The pharmacy and nurses will make sure that this has not happened before administration. Your doctor will also closely monitor you. There are no known food interactions with normal saline injection or irrigation.

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