alkalotherapy

alkali therapy

The administration of an alkali (e.g., sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3)) to correct metabolic acidosis (e.g., lactic acidosis, ketoacidosis), chronic renal failure, intoxication (with organic acids, including salicylates, methanol, ethylene glycol) and massive rhabdomyolysis.

alkalotherapy

(al″kă-lō-ther′ă-pē) [ alkali + therapy]
Therapeutic use of alkalies.