Saline Solution

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Saline Solution

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Manufacturer: Vedco

(Sterile Solution)

Saline Solution Caution

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

Description

For use in replacement therapy of Sodium Chloride and Water which may become depleted in many diseases. Because this solution is isotonic with body fluids, it may also be used as a solvent or diluent for antibiotics and other pharmaceuticals or biologicals, and for washing mucous membranes and other tissue surfaces.

Each 100 Ml Contains

Sodium Chloride, 0.9 g. Milliequivalents per liter-Cations: Sodium, 154 mEq/L; Anions: Chloride, 154 mEq/L. Total osmolarity is 308 milliosmoles per liter.

Directions

Warm to body temperature and administer slowly by intravenous or subcutaneous injection. The amount and rate of 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. When used as a solvent or diluent for pharmaceuticals or biologicals, follow the manufacturer's directions. Caution: This product contains no preservatives. Use entire contents when first opened. Discard any unused solution. Store at a controlled room temperature between 15° and 30°C (59°-86°F).

Packaged

250 mL, 500 mL and 1000 mL containers

Warning

Keep out of reach of children.

Distributed

Sold to Veterinarians Only

VEDCO, INC., St. Joseph, MO 64504

Phone: 816/238-8840

NAC No.: 10941820

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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