Equi-Phar Electrolyte with Dextrose

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Equi-Phar Electrolyte with Dextrose

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Vedco

STERILE SOLUTION

Equi-Phar Electrolyte with Dextrose Caution

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

Composition

Each 500 mL of sterile aqueous solution 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

Equi-Phar Electrolyte with Dextrose Indications

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.

Contraindications

Do not administer intraperitoneally to horses.

Equi-Phar Electrolyte with Dextrose Caution

This product contains no preservatives. Use entire contents when first opened. Discard any unused solution.

Dosage and Administration

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.

Store at controlled room temperature between 15° and 30°C (59°-86°F).

Iss. 7-92

For Animal Use Only

KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN

Distributed By VEDCO, INC., St. Joseph, MO 64504

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NET CONTENTS:

NDC

500 mL

50989-128-16

NAC No.: 10940710

VEDCO, INC.
5503 CORPORATE DR., ST. JOSEPH, MO, 64507
Telephone:   816-238-8840
Toll-Free:   888-708-3326 (888-70VEDCO)
Fax:   816-238-1837
Website:   www.vedco.com
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