Sodium Sulfate Anhydrous is the anhydrous, sodium salt form of sulfuric acid. Sodium sulfate anhydrous disassociates in water to provide sodium ions and sulfate ions. Sodium ion is the principal cation of the extracellular fluid and plays a large part in the therapy of fluid and electrolyte disturbances. Sodium sulfate anhydrous is an electrolyte replenisher and is used in isosmotic solutions so that administration does not disturb normal electrolyte balance and does not lead to absorption or excretion of water and ions.
This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:
Sodium sulfate is found within below combination drugs:
ACTISOUFRE , CASENGLICOL , CLENSIA , COLAX , COLONSOFT , COLONSTERIL , COLOPEG , COLYTE , DARMEN SALT , DIGEDRYL , EZICLEN , FORTRANS , GAVILYTE-C , GAVILYTE-G , GLYCOPREP , Glycoprep-O , GO-LYTELY , GOLYTELY , HEPARGITOL , IZINOVA , KLEAN-PREP , LEBERSAL , MOVIPREP , PEGLYTE , PLEINVUE , PLENVU , RHINO SULFURYL , SALCEDOL , SUPREP , XIMEPEG