sodium benzoate

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a white crystalline salt used as a food preservative and antiseptic

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10) Pharmacological management of ammonia removal includes sodium phenylacetate, sodium benzoate, and sodium phenylbutyrate, which act in combination with glutamine or glycine and convert ammonia to either phenylacetylglutamine or hippurate that are easily excreted by kidneys.
However, two patients have died in the US after being given the wrong doses of sodium benzoate and sodium phenylacetate (12), documenting the risk of toxicity, which could potentially be reduced by drug concentration monitoring.
Three cases of intravenous sodium benzoate and sodium phenylacetate toxicity occurring in the treatment of acute hyperammonaemia.