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    Is serum sodium level of 123 mEq/L a cause for concern?

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Posted on Tue, 4 Jul 2017 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: My sodium reading is 123 how do I increase it.
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Answered by Dr. Nishad BN 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
You can take sodium chloride tablets.

Detailed Answer:
Hi

Thank you for asking HealthcareMagic.

I have gone through your query. Your sodium level is very low.
Are you taking any diuretic drugs?
Are you taking any anti seizure drugs?
How is your kidney function? Is your urea and creatinine in normal range?

If there is any underlying causes like hypothyroidism or due to drugs or renal impairment that should be managed initially.
lf you checked your full serum electrolytes profile then please upload that report also.

You can increase your common salt intake.
or
Taking sodium chloride tablets daily will be helpful to restore sodium levels.

Let me know if anything not clear.
Thanks.
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