Electrolyte Solution with 5% Dextrose
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Each 500 mL contains:
Dextrose 12.50 g
Sorbitol 12.50 g
Sodium lactate 3.95 g
Sodium chloride 2.40 g
Potassium chloride 0.37 g
Magnesium chloride 0.21 g
Calcium chloride 0.19 g
Sodium 153 mEq/L
Potassium 9 mEq/L
Calcium 6 mEq/L
Magnesium 4 mEq/L
Chloride 101 mEq/L
Lactate 71 mEq/L
The product does not contain preservatives.
For use in conditions associated with fluid and electrolyte loss, such as dehydration, shock, vomiting and diarrhea, particularly when an immediate source of energy is also indicated.
Dosage and Administration:
Warm the solution to body temperature and administer slowly (10 to 30 mL per minute) by intravenous or interperitoneal injection, using strict aseptic procedures.
Adult Cattle and Horses 1,000 to 2,000 mL
Calves, Ponies and Foals 500 to 1,000 mL
Adult Sheep and Swine 500 to 1,000 mL
Pigs 100 to 500 mL
These are suggested dosages. The actual amount and rate of fluid administration must be judged by the veterinarian in relation to the condition being treated and the clinical response of the animal, being careful to avoid overhydration.