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Na

 
sodium (L. na´trium).

NA

Symbol for Avogadro number.

NA

Abbreviation for Nomina Anatomica.

Na

Symbol for sodium (natrium).

NA

1. Needle aspiration.
2. Neuraminidase activity.
3. Neutralizing antibody.
4. Nicotinic acid.
5. Noradrenaline–norepinephrine is preferred in the US.
6. Nucleic acid.

NA

Abbreviation for Avogadro number.

Na

Symbol for sodium

Na

Symbol for sodium; natrium.

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Q. What steps do you take when your physician says your sodium is low

A. Drugs That May Be Prescribed By Your Doctor for Hyponatremia(low sodium):

Sodium levels must be corrected carefully. If your blood test results indicate you have a very low sodium level, your healthcare provider will cautiously correct the levels, to a "safe level."

Intravenous (IV) fluids with a high-concentration of sodium, and/or diuretics to raise your blood sodium levels.

Loop Diuretics - also known as "water pills" as they work to raise blood sodium levels, by making you urinate out extra fluid. The fluid that is lost (called "free water") is usually replaced with an IV solution that contains a high level of sodium.

A common example of this type of medication is Furosemide (e.g Lasix). You may receive this medication alone or in combination with other medications.

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