Lactated Ringers

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Lactated Ringers

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Vet Tek

STERILE SOLUTION

For Animal Use Only

Lactated Ringers Caution

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

Each 100 mL contains:

Sodium Chloride

600 mg

Sodium Lactate

310 mg

Potassium Chloride

30 mg

Calcium Chloride Dihydrate

20 mg

Water for Injection

q.s.

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 Caution

Solution 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.

Warning

Do 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 Indications

For the correction of electrolyte depletion, metabolic acidosis and dehydration of cattle, calves, horses, sheep and swine.

Dosage and Administration

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.

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

NET CONTENTS:

NDC

 

1000 mL

60270-858-20

18-803-60

Rev. 1-07

NAC No.: 14200115

VET TEK, INC.
P.O. BOX 279, 100 S.E. MAGELLAN DRIVE, BLUE SPRINGS, MO, 64014
Telephone:   816-229-9101
Toll-Free:   800-821-5570
Fax:   816-224-3080
Website:   www.durvet.com
Email:   info@durvet.com
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