||Neonatal Drug Therapy Manual
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- Treatment/prevention of hyponatremia
IV continuous infusion
Deficit= serum deficit (mmol/L) x Wt (kg) x 0.6
Replace over 24 - 48 hours IV/PO
Maintenance: 1 - 4 mmol/kg/day IV/PO
* Requirements may be higher with very low birth weight infants
CVS: edema, hypervolemia
Endocrine and metabolic: hypernatremia
Reconstitution and Stability:
- A solution of 0.9% NaCl contains 0.154 mmol Na/mL
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