Lactated Ringer's Solution

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Lactated Ringer's Solution

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: RXV

Lactated Ringer's Solution Caution

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

EACH 100 mL OF STERILE AQUEOUS SOLUTION CONTAINS:

Sodium Chloride

600 mg

Sodium Lactate

310 mg

Potassium Chloride

30 mg

Calcium Chloride • 2H2O

20 mg

Water for Injection

q.s.

Milliequivalents per liter

Sodium

130 mEq/L

Potassium

4.0 mEq/L

Calcium

2.7 mEq/L

Total Osmolar Concentration

276 mOsm/L

Lactated Ringer's Solution Indications:

For rehydration and the replacement of electrolytes in cattle, horses, sheep and swine.

Lactated Ringer's Solution Dosage And Administration:

May be administered intravenously or intraperitoneally in cattle, sheep and swine. Administer to horses by intravenous injection only.

Warm solution to body temperature and administer 1 to 2 mL/lb of body weight, or as determined by condition of animal, at a rate of 10 to 30 mL per minute under strict asepsis. May be repeated as necessary.

Therapy requiring several vials of this product should be accompanied by laboratory analysis of serum electrolytes.

Warning

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

Warning

Not for use in the treatment of lactic acidosis. Do not administer intraperitoneally to horses.

Store at a temperature between 2°-30° C (36°-86° F).

Not For Human Use

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

Manufactured by: American Veterinary Products, Ft. Collins, Co 80524

NJ1-0812

Rev. 0793

Mfd. in U.S.A.

Manufactured for RXVeterinary Products, Porterville, Calif. 53257 U.S.A.

NET CONTENTS: 1000 mL

NAC No.: 10910320

RXV
822 7TH STREET, SUITE 605, GREELEY, CO, 80631
Telephone:   817-859-3000
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