Metabolic Alkalosis
A bicarbonate level greater than 26 mEq/L, with a pH greater than 7.45; caused by an excess of base, or a lack of acid in the blood.
Symptoms
Gastrointestinal Nause, vomitting
Musculoskeletal Cramps, tetany, weakness
Neurological Coma, dizziness, lethargy, seizures
Pulmonary Respiratory depression

Arterial blood gas example: Compensated Metabolic Alkalosis: if PaCO2 indicates acidosis, and HCO3 indicates alkalosis, and pH is normal, but greater than 7.4.