It has sodium lactate (C3H5NaO3) and sodium gluconate (C6H11NaO7) with molecular weights 112.06 g/mol and 218.14 g/mol respectively. Sodium has a major role in maintaining cell integrity along with potassium. Sodium maintains the proper muscle and nerve functions.
Low sodium levels develop hyponatremia condition with symptoms like muscle cramps, headache, restlessness, nausea, fatigue, confusion, hallucinations, decreased consciousness, and coma. Therefore balanced levels of sodium are mandatory for life processes. All feed supplements need to be balanced with sodium addition for making a complete diet.