Features of USP Normal Saline For Irrigation
- Purified with an advanced multi-stage process using Reverse Osmosis
- Sterile saline for irrigation has diverse applications across medical specialties, including wound care, urology, obstetrics and gynecology, and ophthalmology, among others
- Ready to use which eliminates the need for additional preparation or mixing
- Multiple package options for customer convenience
- This wound cleanser has six-stage water purification process:
- Reverse Osmosis
- Ion Exchange
- Multi-Wavelength Ultraviolet Bacterial Elimination
- Micro Filtration
- Post Gamma Radiation Sterilization
When to use this normal saline?
- Not for injection
- No antimicrobial or other substances added
- Federal law restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a physician
- Contents sterile unless container is opened or damaged
Frequently Bought Together
Sterile Water VS Normal Saline for Bladder Irrigation
|1. Composition: Sterile water is pure, distilled water without any additional additives or electrolytes.
||1.Composition: Normal saline is a solution of sterile water and sodium chloride at a concentration similar to that found in the body.
|2. Hypotonicity: Sterile water is hypotonic, meaning it has a lower concentration of solutes compared to body fluids. This can cause water to move into the surrounding tissues, potentially leading to cell swelling or lysis.
||2. Isotonicity: Normal saline is isotonic, meaning it has the same concentration of solutes as body fluids. This makes it compatible with the body's cells and minimizes the risk of cellular damage or fluid shifts.
|3. Limited electrolyte balance: Sterile water lacks electrolytes, such as sodium and chloride, which are necessary for maintaining proper fluid balance and cell function.
||3. Electrolyte balance: Normal saline provides essential electrolytes, primarily sodium, and chloride, which help maintain proper fluid and electrolyte balance in the body.
|4. Specific uses: Sterile water may be used in certain cases where a hypotonic solution is required, such as in urological procedures or when diluting medications for bladder instillation. It is not commonly used for routine bladder irrigation.
||4. Common use: Normal saline is frequently used for bladder irrigation as it provides a balanced solution, promotes gentle irrigation, and can help flush out debris or clots. It is considered safe and compatible with bladder tissue.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is normal saline for irrigation?
A saline solution is a salt and water solution. The sodium concentration in a normal saline solution is 0.9 percent sodium chloride (salt), which is similar to that in blood and tears.
2. Why is normal saline used for irrigation?
Because of its safety (lowest toxicity) and physiologic factors, normal saline is the most commonly used wound irrigation solution. One disadvantage is that it is less effective than other solutions at cleaning dirty, necrotic wounds.
3. Is multipurpose solution the same as saline solution?
Saline-based solutions cannot clean or disinfect lenses, unlike multipurpose and hydrogen peroxide-based solutions. On the other hand, saline Solution for Sensitive Eyes is designed to store and clean contact lenses, keeping them fresh, moist, and ready to use.
4. Is normal saline used for bladder irrigation?
Normal saline solution is often used for continuous irrigation of the bladder following prostatectomy in order to prevent clot retention.
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