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Electrolyte Solution with Dextrose

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Electrolyte Solution with Dextrose

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Vedco

Electrolyte Solution with Dextrose Caution

Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.


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.

Each 500 Ml Contains:

Dextrose • H2O, 12.50 g; Sorbitol, 12.50 g; Sodium Lactate, 3.95 g; Sodium Chloride, 2.40 g; Potassium Chloride, 0.37 g; Magnesium Chloride • 6 H2O, 0.21 g; Calcium Chloride • 2 H2O, 0.19 g. Milliequivalents Per Liter: Cations- Sodium, 153 mEq/L; Potassium, 9 mEq/L; Calcium, 6 mEq/L; Magnesium, 4 mEq/L. Anions- Chloride, 101 mEq/L; Lactate, 71 mEq/L.


Warm 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- 1000 to 2000 mL. Calves, Ponies and Foals- 500 to 1000 mL. Adult Sheep and Swine- 500 to 1000 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. Contraindications: Do not administer intraperitoneally to horses. Caution: This product contain no preservatives. Use entire contents when first opened. Discard any unused solution. Store at a controlled room temperature between 15°-30°C (59°-86°F).



1000 mL container


Keep Out of Reach of Children.


Sold to Veterinarians Only

VEDCO, INC., St. Joseph, MO 64504

Phone: 816/238-8840

NAC No.: 10940570

Telephone:   816-238-8840
Toll-Free:   888-708-3326 (888-70VEDCO)
Fax:   816-238-1837
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