Lactated RingersThis page contains information on Lactated Ringers for veterinary use.
The information provided typically includes the following:
- Lactated Ringers Indications
- Warnings and cautions for Lactated Ringers
- Direction and dosage information for Lactated Ringers
Lactated RingersThis treatment applies to the following species:
For Animal Use Only
Lactated Ringers CautionFederal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.
Each 100 mL contains:
Calcium Chloride Dihydrate
Water for Injection
The Calcium, Potassium and Sodium contents are approximately 2.7, 4.0, and 130 mEq/liter, respectively.
Total Osmolar Concentration: 269 mOsm per liter (calculated).
Lactated Ringers CautionSolution should be warmed to body temperature prior to administration and administered at a slow rate. This is a single dose unit. It contains no preservatives. Use entire contents when first opened.
WarningDo not administer to horses by intraperitoneal injection. Do not administer to animals with inadequate renal function. Not for use in lactic acidosis.
Keep Out Of Reach Of Children
Lactated Ringers IndicationsFor the correction of electrolyte depletion, metabolic acidosis and dehydration of cattle, calves, horses, sheep and swine.
Lactated Ringers Dosage And AdministrationMay be injected intravenously, subcutaneously or intraperitoneally (except in horses) using strict aseptic technique.
Cattle And horses2 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 sheep2 to 5 mL per pound of body weight depending on size and condition of animal, repeated 1 to 3 times daily or as needed.
If administered subcutaneously divide the dosage into several sites of injection and massage points of injection to aid in absorption and help prevent inflammation and/or sloughing.
Store Between 15°c And 30°c (59°f And 86°f)
Manufactured By Nova-Tech, Inc., Grand Island, NE 68801
Manufactured For VET TEK, P.O. Box 279, Blue Springs, MO 64014
P.O. BOX 279, 100 S.E. MAGELLAN DRIVE, BLUE SPRINGS, MO, 64014
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