V-Lytes (Canada)

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V-Lytes

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Vétoquinol

Water Soluble Electrolyte Powder for Oral Use in Calves

Flavored

DIN 02047519

Veterinary use only

Each 80 G (1 Dose) Pouch Contains

Active Ingredients

Dextrose

47.562 g

Sodium Acetate

13.125 g

Glycine

6.006 g

Sodium Chloride

4.675 g

Dipotassium Phosphate

1.742 g

Potassium Chloride

1.491 g

Citric Acid

1.000 g

Warning

Keep out of reach of children.

V-Lytes Indications

As an aid in the treatment/prevention of dehydration, acidosis and electrolyte imbalance in calves with diarrhea.

Dosage and Administration

Dissolve contents of one pouch (80 g) of V-Lytes in 2 L of warm water and administer the entire amount by nursing bottle or stomach tube. Administer twice daily as needed until symptoms disappear.

When reconstituted as directed the solution contains approximately:

Na+

120 mEq/L

K+

20 mEq/L

H+

12.8 mEq/L

Cl-

50 mEq/L

HPO4--

15 mEq/L

Citrate

7.8 mEq/L

Acetate*

80 mEq/L

Dextrose

132 mmoL/L

Glycine

40 mmoL/L

Total osmolarity

477.6 mOsm/L

*When metabolized is equal to 80 mEq/mL bicarbonate

The solution does not interfere with milk digestion and can be given to suckling and milk fed calves.

Milk deprivation is unnecessary if the calf is willing to drink. Calves that refuse milk should be given electrolytes only. As they recover, re-introduce milk and decrease gradually the amount of electrolyte solution. If no improvement is seen within 2 or 3 days consult your veterinarian.

V-Lytes Caution

Do not use in cases of upper gastrointestinal obstruction or in severely sick animals where parenteral (or alternate) therapy is indicated.

NOTE:

The measuring cup contained herein (4 kg) when filled with a level quantity provides approximately 80 g of product.

Storage

Store between 15 and 25°C. Protect from moisture. Keep opened pail tightly closed when not in use.

Vétoquinol N.-A. Inc., 2000, ch. Georges, Lavaltrie, QC, Canada J5T 3S5

Made in Canada

Net

Code:

 

80 g

05490

654573J

20 x 80 g

05490

650095I

4 kg (50 doses)

05488

656085E

NAC No.: 12342424

VÉTOQUINOL N.-A. INC.
Commercial Division

2000, CHEMIN GEORGES, LAVALTRIE, QC, J5T 3S5
Telephone:   450-586-2252
Order Desk:   800-363-1700
Fax:   450-586-4649
Website:   www.vetoquinol.ca
Email:   info@vetoquinol.ca
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the V-Lytes information published above. However, it remains the responsibility of the readers to familiarize themselves with the product information contained on the Canadian product label or package insert.

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