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Who should not receive sodium lactate?

Certain people should not receive sodium lactate because of an increased risk of harmful complications. Sodium lactate is not recommended for people with congestive heart failure, severe kidney problems or fluid retention and swelling (edema). People who are taking corticosteroids or corticotropin should be monitored carefully, if receiving sodium lactate. It may be used to treat metabolic acidosis, but it should not be used for patients with lactic acidosis. Talk to your doctor if you have any concerns about whether you should receive sodium lactate.

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