What is Sodium Chloride?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Saline nebulizer Hyper-Sal NaCl 1mmol/ml

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Sodium chloride, commonly referred to as salt or table salt, are used to replace electrolytes, especially sodium, in the body. The tablets are available as 1000 mg tablets.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Cystic fibrosis 12 1
Low blood sodium (hyponatremia) 3 2
Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome 3 0
Bronchiectasis 1 0
Chest congestion 1 0

Show all 13 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 1
None 4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Sodium Chloride

Side effect Patients
Cough 1
Fluid retention (edema) 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Sodium Chloride

Dosage Patients
1.8 % daily 1
100 g monthly 1
1 g four times daily 1
3 % twice daily 1
1,000 mg m,w,f 1

Why patients stopped taking Sodium Chloride

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
Doctor's advice 1
Other 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 4 patients who've stopped taking Sodium Chloride

Duration

Currently taking Sodium Chloride

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 5
6 months - 1 year 5
1 - 2 years 2
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Sodium Chloride

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 2
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 3

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Sodium Chloride and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Benzonatate (Tessalon Perles) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Sodium Chloride.