Lactated Ringers Solution is for the replacement of acute fluids and electrolytes and for the correction of mild acidosis. DEHP free.
What is Lactated Ringers Solution?
Lactated Ringers Solution is for the replacement of acute fluids and electrolytes and for the correction of mild acidosis.
Who is Lactated Ringers Solution for?
Horses, dogs, cats, cattle, sheep and swine
Why use Lactated Ringers Solution?
-For the correction of electrolyte depletion, metabolic acidosis and dehydration of animals.
How does Lactated Ringers Solution work?
Solution should be warmed to body temperature prior to administration and administered at a slow rate.
Dechra, or B Braun
-Calcium Chloride Dihydrate
How is Lactated Ringers Solution sold?
-1 litre (1000 ml)
-5 litre (5000 ml)
What are the side effects of Lactated Ringers Solution?
Side effects are unlikely if the proper dose is given. Abscesses or infection may occur at the injection site if a sterile needle and proper technique were not used during administration. If your pet experiences an allergic reaction to the medication, signs may include facial swelling, hives, scratching, sudden onset of diarrhea, vomiting, shock, seizures, pale gums, cold limbs, or coma. If you observe any of these signs, contact your veterinarian immediately.
What special precautions are there?
-FOR ANIMAL USE ONLY
-KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN
How can I store Lactated Ringers Solution?
Store between 15°C-30°C (59°F-86°F)
May be injected intravenously, subcutaneously or intraperitoneally (except in horses) using strict aseptic technique.
Cattle and Horses: 2 to 5 mL per pound of body weight depending on size and condition of animal, repeated 1 to 3 times daily or as needed.
Swine and Sheep: 2 to 5 mL per pound of body weight depending on size and condition of animal, repeated 1 to 3 times daily or as needed.
Sodium Chloride, Sodium Lactate, Potassium Chloride, Calcium Chloride Dihydrate. DEHP Free.